Subject: Re: [boost] [log][regression] Error with Boost.Lob build jamfile breaks MinGW regression tester in develop
From: Ion GaztaÃ±aga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-07-09 11:54:42
On 09/07/2016 17:13, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> It looks like it might be related to the <conditional> requirements in
> the project. Can you try commenting these lines in log/build/Jamfile.v2
Good catch. I've commented code and found the error is in the function
rule check-message-compiler ( properties * )
I've changed the line 117:
if <target-os>windows in $(properties)
if <target-os>windows in $(properties) && !<toolset>gcc in $(properties)
and the error goes away. It seems that the line 121:
local has_mc = \
[ configure.builds (...) : $(properties) : message-compiler ] ;
is where the problem lies.
The Boost.log documentation states that "at some point the library will
require a Message Compiler tool (mc.exe), which is not available in
MinGW, Cygwin and some versions of MSVC Express Edition". The check
seems to hurt Boost.Build when using a MINGW environment.
I don't know if my change makes any sense as windows supports many
compilers (clang, intel, borland, ) so maybe the "if" condition should
be more complex. I've applied the change locally and regression tests
are up again.
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