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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.58.0] Release candidates available
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-30 12:46:28

On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Deniz Bahadir <dbahadir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Am 30.04.2015 um 13:57 schrieb Olaf van der Spek:
>> On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 4:08 PM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 6, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>>> No. I'm rerunning now with --build-type=complete
>>>> Failed, with the same errors you reported.
>>>> That's a cautionary tale!
>>>> Marshall,
>>>> We need to start asking RC testers to use --build-type=complete
>>> Why doesn't it default to complete (on Windows)?
>>> Where's build-type documented anyway?
>>> All I found was " For instructions on how to build only specific
>>> variants, please ask on the Boost.Build mailing list."
>> Somebody?
> You can call "b2 --help" (or "bjam --help") in the Boost-source directory
> and will get the information you are looking for:
> --build-type=<type>
> Build the specified pre-defined set of variations of
> the libraries. Note, that which variants get built
> depends on what each library supports.
> -- minimal -- (default) Builds a minimal set of
> variants. On Windows, these are static
> multithreaded libraries in debug and release
> modes, using shared runtime. On Linux, these are
> static and shared multithreaded libraries in
> release mode.
> -- complete -- Build all possible variations.

Ah, thanks. Could the -s variant (static mt lib release with static
runtime) be build too? I think it's a relatively frequently used

I still think the documentation should be improved such that it
doesn't have to redirect to a mailing list for further info.


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