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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Build requirements to exclude GCC 5
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-01-14 20:48:36

Rene Rivera wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 2:35 PM Niall Douglas via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I guess ideally speaking Boost.Config gains a new test testing for this
> > specific compiler parsing bug. But it seems a bit much to ask for this
> > just for Outcome.
> One option is to use the Predef checks
> <>.
> Another option is to implement a check program of your own.

Would it be possible to make `<toolset>gcc-5:<build>no` match `toolset=gcc`,
major version 5, any minor version?

At present, it requires an exact version match, which isn't very convenient.

Similarly, <toolset>gcc-4.6 should match f.ex. gcc-4.6.2.

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