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Subject: Re: [boost] Problem cross-compiling boost.context for Raspberry Pi (2)
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-09 03:13:22

2015-07-09 8:59 GMT+02:00 Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_[hidden]>:

> 1. The initial defaults for all properties should be auto-detected from
> the host OS as normal.

you can not auto-detect properties like binary-format - the OS might
support different binary formats on a certain architecture -> MIPS + LINUX
+ O32/N32/N64 ...

> 2. Specifying "architecture=arm" explicitly, also changes the default for
> "abi" to "aapcs" (but it can still be overruled by the command line),

that's what context/build/Jamfile.v2 already does (local rule default_abi (
) )

> along with any other properties for which knowing the architecture is
> sufficient to overrule other auto-detection.

binary-format isn't easily to detect

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