Subject: Re: [boost] [build] Algorithm for setting PATH when a 'run' or 'run-fail'
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-18 09:51:05
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Edward Diener
> Sent: 17 August 2015 21:04
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [build] Algorithm for setting PATH when a 'run' or 'run-fail'
> On 8/17/2015 4:18 AM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of
> >> Edward Diener
> >> Sent: 12 August 2015 01:16
> >> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> >> Subject: Re: [boost] [build] Algorithm for setting PATH when a 'run' or 'run-fail'
> >> On 8/11/2015 2:33 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> >>> What is the algorithm for setting a PATH on Windows when the 'run'
> >>> or 'run-fail' rule occurs in a jamfile ?
Sigh - what a shambles :-(
I'm amazed that you still have the will to live!
Have you any experience of using http://tdm-gcc.tdragon.net/about or do you use mingw-builds or
> No doubt the clang jam file should be updated to somehow automatically prepend a mingw(-64)/gcc
> RTL implementation specified by the user to the Windows PATH for the 'run' and 'run-fail'
> If I really knew bjam, rather than having just dabbled at it, I could probably do this.
> But I have never really studied bjam and Boost build, and like others, have just dabbled at it
> enough to do a few really simple things.
> The syntax still bothers me as well as the difficulty of actually understanding how things work
> what functionality is available.
Would asking on the Boost-build <boost-build_at_[hidden]> for help from Bjam Gurus help?
Lots of things are possible - if you know how.
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