Subject: Re: [boost] [build] bootstrap.sh is still broken
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-21 13:32:42
On 21.10.2013 21:03, Stephan T. Lavavej wrote:
> [Rene Rivera]
>> Could you post the diff patches as attachments? It's almost impossible to
>> deal with inline diffs to apply these. Even though I can't test any of
>> this. I'm willing to apply the patches.
> Thanks! Download this: http://nuwen.net/stuff/boost-bootstrap.patch
> As I explained in my mail, the diff for boost_1_54_0/bootstrap.sh is a
> horrible hack and should not be applied. It fixes mingw but breaks everyone
> else. I would love to get a real fix for this, but someone would have to
> The diffs for boost_1_54_0/tools/build/v2/engine/build.jam and
> boost_1_54_0/tools/build/v2/engine/build.sh should be applied - they fix
> mingw and should not affect anyone else.
> [Vladimir Prus]
>> And on the mingw topic, I might have missed something, but I think the
>> issue is still mingw vs. gcc naming inconsistency between bootstrap.sh
>> and b2 proper - which is ugly, but not quite a showstopper?
> That's what my boost_1_54_0/bootstrap.sh diff is hacking around. It's a
> showstopper in the sense that it completely breaks the build, and I haven't
> figured out how to evade it with command-line arguments.
Ok. Rene, Steven, how about we s/mingw/gcc throughout b2 engine source?
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