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Subject: Re: [boost] Build: Trying to get Boost.Build to seemyOpenSSLonWindows
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-02 12:59:01


On 10/02/2016 05:54 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Things are further complicated by the fact that Boost.Build no longer
> actually uses Visual Studio's vcvars32.bat file, it generates its own in
> %TMP%.
> I looked at tools/build/src/tools/msvc.jam to try to figure out what it
> does, without much success.

  Boost.Build runs vcvars32.bat once, calculates
the changes that it made to the environment, and
writes its own batch script that makes the
same changes. The reason for this is that
on some version of msvc, running vcvars32.bat
on every compiler invocation causes a noticeable

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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