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Subject: Re: [boost] Changes to VS 2012 config
From: Lars Viklund (zao_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-03 14:56:15

On Tue, Dec 04, 2012 at 06:50:59AM +1100, Joshua Boyce wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 6:15 AM, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> > Whether to support the CTP releases in Boost.Config is still an open
> > question.
> At the very least I think that adding toolset support for it in Boost.Build
> would be hugely beneficial to users (though I'm not sure how that would
> work... msvc-ctp perhaps?). It would enable people who use Boost.Build as
> the build system for their project(s) to easily test their code under the
> CTP.* Whether to add support for the CTP in Boost.Config is a different
> issue however.
> * I'm aware that you can still do it if you run the Developer Command
> Prompt then set up the PATH and INCLUDE environmental variables yourself,
> but having automatic support in Boost.Build would be nice.

In particular, having autolinking and tagging working as intended would
be very nice, no matter if it's a CTP or OOB update.

I'm currently blocked from moving to the v110_xp toolset from v100 due
to the lack of support in it in Boost.Build. Have we've agreed yet in
the thread that the non-CTP updates _shall_ be implemented eventually?

Lars Viklund | zao_at_[hidden]

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