From: Hendrik Schober (SpamTrap_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-25 10:14:21
Jonathan Wakely <cow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Terse, but quite accurate:
I wouldn't doubt its accuracy. It's just that I
needed to read it two times to understand it.
(And I surely benefit from reading here since
long before bjam got discussed.)
> Invoke the build system, specifying the toolset(s) you wish to use,
> to build and install. For example for GNU/GCC.
> bjam "-sTOOLS=gcc" install
> Where "toolset" is a link to the table of toolset names.
> Neither "vc" nor "VC71_ROOT" is in that table.
Mhmm. I re-read it. The first thing I stumbled
over was #3, where it says:
"The following toolsets are supported by Boost.Build.
For information about configuring each toolset,
click its name in the leftmost column."
I picked mine and there was a variable name
shown. So I copied this...
> I don't like bjam much, and I don't think users should have to use the
> command line, but I do think reading instructions is a reasonable
> requirement ;)
...of course, I could have read more
thouroughly. But that was the OP's point: It
just takes too much effort to be named custom
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