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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-01-03 19:32:59

On 1/3/21 9:12 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Antony Polukhin wrote:
>> I see a bunch of CI failures
>> for different versions
>> of MSVC. There are some complains on 'cl':
>> compile-c-c++
>> ..\..\..\bin.v2\libs\type_index\test\track_13621.test\msvc-9.0\release\threading-multi\track_13621.obj
>> 'cl' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable
>> program or batch file.
> You need to pass address-model=32. The default is now 64 bit (inferred
> from PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE=AMD64 AFAICS), and not all Appveyor MSVC
> versions support 64 bit.

Default address-model and architecture get misdetected as "none" in some
cases and 64-bit x86 in others on the same machine. This is a regression
in Boost.Build that appeared quite some time ago.

As you said, the workaround is to explicitly specify these features in
the command line.

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