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From: Patrick Hartling (patrick_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-10 16:52:30

David Abrahams wrote:
> Patrick Hartling <patrick_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>I have attached a simple patch to the file
>>boost/tools/build/v1/vc-8_0-amd64-tools.jam that accounts for an apparent
>>name change to a .bat file in the Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 install tree. I
>>say "apparent name change" because I am assuming that the .jam file was made
>>with Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1, with which I have no experience. If I am
>>doing something wrong in trying to build Boost to target the AMD64
>>architecture on Windows which would make this patch useless, please let me know.
> No, you didn't do anything wrong, but noticing the code duplication in
> your patch made me want to clean things up. Please try the latest
> CVS.

It works like a charm. Thanks.


> The amount of copy/paste programming in these toolsets is truly
> scary. And it's leading to subtle and disconcerting variations
> in related toolsets. I tried to clean that up a little bit for the
> vc-8_0* toolsets, but vc-7_1* have the same problem. This stuff ought
> to be refactored... or retired.

Patrick L. Hartling                    | VP Engineering, Infiscape Corp.
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