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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-25 01:58:10

David Abrahams wrote:

> >> Perfectly!
> >
> > Good. Will commit relevant change in a minute.
> It's not quite working out for me.
> test-config.jam has to go in my BOOST_BUILD_PATH, but not in my home
> directory?

Yes. The use case I meant is dropping test-config.jam into tools/build/test

> Even when I specify --ignore-config on the test command-line
> python --ignore-config

Eh... the "--ignore-config" argument is not passed to bjam invocations. Do you
think it should?

> It still tries to use msvc to do the build. There should be a way to
> specify the toolset to test from the command-line. It seems like
> is supposed to be taking care of that, but it doesn't
> look like it's working.

Did you overcome the problem already?

> Also, is supposed to force gcc, isn't it? Then why
> is it using $toolset?

No, it's supposed to be generic. The "import gcc ; " line in project-root.jam
file that the test generates was placed there before test-config.jam could
be used to declare toolsets for testing.

> I'm a little confused, I guess...

Hope something is more clear now.



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