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From: Stefan Slapeta (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-03 06:41:45

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> Could you elaborate? I happen to work on precisely that at the moment. The
> current behaviour is pretty similar to V1. You get one path component for
> base toolset ("iw") and one path component for version ("8.0", "8.1", you
> name it). The only difference from V1 is that there's only one toolset
> description file, and versions are specified in user's 'user-config.jam'.

The main problem I see is that there are two compilers involved each of
which has to be configured. In theory it's possible to combine each
version of Intel compiler 6-8 with each version of VC 6-7.1. These sets
create dependencies that are not handled perfectly at the moment IMO.
Furthermore, (when the other problems are solved) there should also be a
toolset for Intel+STLPort (...which I tried to write for 1.32 but I gave
up due to lack of time).

> If you can say what changes to the scheme are necessary, I sure they can be
> quickly implemented.

I can't list many details at the moment, I've to look into it myself again.


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