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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 17:43:07


On 08/26/2014 03:23 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> I did not mean to imply that it was building with some other toolset but
> that it is executing some other executables mentioned in my
> user-config.jam, for what reason I do not understand. I posted the
> result of:
> b2 --debug-configuration toolset=gcc-4.8.1
> on the Boost Build forum after asked to do so but never heard anything
> further. The output shows that clang is being executed for some reason
> or other.

I see. That's the expected behavior. It's
running clang in order to get the version number
from the compiler. using clang ... ; is a function
call which configures the clang toolset and it
does so immediately.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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