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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-17 08:07:43

"Raoul Gough" <raoulgough_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Weird. The jam code you've identified has been there since 2001/12/13,
> quite a while before I "added" -mno-cygwin support.

Yeah, looks like I did it.

> This makes me wonder why I had such troubles getting it to work in
> the first place.

What kind of trouble were you having? It looks like you would've had
trouble making it work if you were trying to use the gcc toolset. Was
gcc-dllwrap *ever* the right way to build dlls under -mno-cygwin?
Your gcc-no-cygwin toolset doesn't do that!

> It's possible that my Cygwin installation was broken, or that
> something changed in Cygwin or boost to prevent it working before I
> tried it. AFAIK, there was nothing documented at the time, so it's
> hard to say what was necessary to get it working, unless David can
> remember anything about it?

Not much.

David Abrahams
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