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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-17 05:45:32

Douglas Gregor wrote:
>> Someone (John Maddock I think) suggested we use something like a
>> ./configure script which actually configured BBv2 for you -- i.e.
>> edited your site-config.jam and/or user-config.jam file setting the
>> correct/detected/configured toolkits. Might be worth looking at, and
>> might even be interactive (Python anyone? ;) ).
> I wrote such a script, and it's there in $BOOST_ROOT. It only works
> on Unix-like systems, but it handles the simplest cases very well.

Exactly, the idea was to enhance the script to handle CXX/CXXFLAGS/LDFLAGS
etc, so users could build with compilers not necessarily supported by
Boost.Build yet.


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