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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-16 02:06:32

David Abrahams wrote:
> Markus Schöpflin <markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> > Should <toolset> feature be symmetric. IOW, if "gcc" is default
>> > toolset for me, should targets be built to
>> >
>> > bin/debug
>> >
>> > or to
>> >
>> > bin/gcc/debug
>> >
>> > ? I think first alternative is preferred --- the shorter paths in
>> > the most common case, the better. Other opinions?
>>This is ok as long as the user has the option to enable bin/gcc/debug,
>> as he might also need bin/acc/debug and /bin/vacpp/debug and so on.
>>This should be possible for the platform as well, I think. Like
>>bin/linux/gcc and bin/aix/gcc and bin/sunos/gcc and so on.
> Yeah, I agree with Markus. As soon as the user-config.jam or
> site-config.jam makes multiple toolsets available, it should
> definitely be symmetric.

Eh... why? Why can you have "bin/debug" for default toolset and
"bin/borland/debug" for non-default one? Well, I'm really +/-0 on this.

> Well, it's even more interesting: you might have multiple toolsets in
> the site-config, but the user-config might say "I just use one
> compiler". In that case, it shouldn't be symmetric.

Agreed. I'll add a note to the appropriate issue in the tracker.

- Volodya


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