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From: Ali Azarbayejani (ali_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-09 09:21:51

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> However, there's a more general problem. People might write
> lib a : a_gcc.cpp : <toolset>gcc ;
> lib a : a_msvc.cpp : <toolset>msvc ;
> and such a thing requires to initialize both "gcc" and "msvc" toolsets --- on
> all platforms, because otherwise, <toolset>msvc won't be recognized as valid
> property.
> No solution is devised yet. One might be to disable the error message. Other
> is to allow to disable checks explicitly, when configuring msvc. Yet another
> is to allow the user to say "<toolset>msvc is valid property", without
> initialazing msvc.
> I prefer the last approach -- since it's the simplest and will work regardless
> of user-config content.

I also prefer the last approach.


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