Subject: Re: [boost] [release] Boost 1.63.0 Beta 1
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-21 07:19:57
On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 10:50 AM, JÃ¼rgen Hunold <jhunold_at_gmx.eu> wrote:
> Hi Olaf
> Am Montag, 21. November 2016, 08:38:31 CET schrieb Olaf van der Spek:
>> On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 8:29 AM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > Has support for VS2017RC still not been merged into b2? IIRC this part
>> > was ready even before 1.62.
> Yes, until MS changed the install path's of Visual Studio with Preview 5. And
> again with the RC. So we need to adopt Boost.Build again in the hope the
> current directory layout is kept for the final.
The path issue is a minor issue.
>> With cl in the path:
>> C:/VC/boost/tools/build/src/tools\msvc.jam:834: in generate-setup-cmd
>> *** argument error
>> * rule maybe-rewrite-setup ( toolset : setup-script : setup-options :
>> version : rewrite-setup ? )
>> * called with: ( msvc : : : default : )
> The internal detection logic is broken. I've taken a cursory look at it, but
> found no quick solution. Patches welcome.
I think 1.62 used to be buildable with the preview..
Who's the resident Boost Build expert?
IMO it'd be very nice to have VS2017 working.
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