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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-01 07:31:54

on Fri Apr 27 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> Leopoldo Peralta wrote:
>>>> I have tried, with no success, to install the new boost 1.34.0 beta
>>>> libraries under MS VS 2003 SP1, issuing this command line:
>>>> bjam --build-dir="my dir" --toolset=msvc-7_1 stage
>>> msvc-7.1, not msvc-7_1
>> Can't bjam not issue an error message to the effect of "no such toolchain"
>> ? I'v run into similar issues in the past, and really didn't find the
>> actual error messages all that helpful.
> No, since --toolset option autoconfigures a toolset, as opposed as
> using a toolset specified in user-config.jam, so "no such toolchain"
> is not something we can say.

I don't see how autoconfiguration could affect whether this issue is
detectable. The msvc toolset can easily check to see if the version
string being configured fits whatever protocol it happens to require
when no further configuration information is passed.

Dave Abrahams
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