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Subject: Re: [boost] [build] Running b2 with particular toolset invokes other toolsets in user-config.jam
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-26 15:16:55


On 08/26/2014 11:40 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> I brought up this issue on the Boost build mailing list and it was
> eventually ignored, so I will bring it up here again.
> If I run "b2 toolset=sometoolset" Boost Build ends up invoking other
> toolsets in my user-config.jam along with "sometoolset" to do the build.
> This invoking of other toolsets seems not only a waste of time and
> unnecessary but also wrong in the sense that the invoking of some other
> toolset in user-config.jam may produce an error. I do not understand the
> necessity for invoking other toolsets in user-config.jam when I have
> specified the toolset I want.

Boost.Build should only build with the
toolsets that you specify. (Unless a
Jamfile explicitly overrides it, which
shouldn't happen anywhere in Boost.)
I've never encountered anything like this.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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