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Subject: Re: [boost] clang-win, again
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-25 15:10:06

Edward Diener wrote:

> My understanding, from having previously been active asking questions on
> the clang developers mailing list, is that there is absolutely no
> difference between clang targeting vc++, which the "--target=" does above
> for the compile and the link, and clang-cl. In fact if you look at a
> release of LLVM on Windows, which in recent builds defaults to targeting
> vc++, you will see that the clang-cl.exe is exactly the same size as the
> clang++.exe.

The difference on the clang side is only that clang-cl accepts cl command
line options.

The difference on our side is that clang-cl uses clang-win.jam, derived from
msvc.jam, and clang++ uses clang-linux.jam, derived from gcc.jam. So it's
not the same.

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