From: Jonathan Wakely (cow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-26 07:46:15
On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 02:21:03PM +0200, Hendrik Schober wrote:
> Jonathan Wakely <cow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 01:08:10PM +0200, Hendrik Schober wrote:
> > > David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Where did you get the idea you needed to pass "vc"? This is not a
> > > > criticism; we need to know how you were led into this so we can figure
> > > > out how to fix it.
> > >
> > > I'm still unable to understand the sentence
> > > "Invoke the build system, specifying the toolset(s)
> > > you wish to use, to build and install." (step #5)
> > > in any other way. The examples below used "gcc", I
> > > figured I should replace this by "vc", which was to
> > > be found in the table right above this (step #3).
> > No it isn't! You _still_ haven't bothered to read that table!
> 1. Why should I? I'm the novice's advocate here. :)
Fair point :-)
> 2. I did read it.
> > It's really not hard. You're told to pick a toolset to use with the
> > -sTOOLS option and the table says "TOOLS name" in the column heading.
> That's why I (eventually) picked the entry
> under "TOOLS name" and used it together with
> the "-sTOOLS" option.
> <surprised> Was that wrong, too? Or did you
> misread my mail(s)?
I read this:
> > figured I should replace this by "vc", which was to
> > be found in the table right above this (step #3).
to mean you used "vc", which isn't in the table.
Maybe you mis-typed it, in which case I apologise for the rant.
-- "the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied" - Slartibartfast, "Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
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