Subject: Re: [boost] VS2017 version 15.3
From: Klaim - JoÃ«l Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-17 08:36:09
On 17 August 2017 at 06:21, degski via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 16 August 2017 at 19:52, John Maddock via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
> > On 16/08/2017 17:29, RÃ³bert Å pir via Boost wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> after upgrading my installation of vs2017 to version 15.3 (released two
> >> days
> >> ago) I'm receiving a lot of "Unknown compiler version - please run the
> >> configure tests and report the results" messages during building the
> >> project
> >> which uses boost (but everything builds and works fine).
> >> The cl.exe version in vs2017 15.3 was changed to 19.11.25506
> > We know :(
> > There's a patch just gone into develop, actually if we're really going to
> > do another RC, then that might be a good candidate to include in it if
> > release managers agree (purely on the grounds that it will reduce the
> > amount of traffic all reporting the same thing!). The actual patch is
> > trivial BTW: https://github.com/boostorg/config/commit/
> > c19c96166353dba8fa9914.
> I think the message "Unknown compiler version - please run the configure
> tests and report the results" should include some word(s) to indicate that
> Boost is producing this message, something like: "Boost.Config (Release
> 1.65): Unknown compiler version - please run the configure tests and report
> the results".
> It's just very (too) confusing, that when you just upgraded your compiler,
> a message with no origin pops up, while at the same time (in my case) your
> code still compiles (so where to look?). One wonders whether the upgrade
> went ok and wastes valuable time.
I agree, I pointed the same problem there:
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