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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-30 02:53:30

Hi Christopher,

> > PS. It would be nice if the sun toolset searched the /opt/SUNWspro usual
> > install location.
> I thought about that, but my sysadmins did not install it to that
> location, so I didn't think it appropriate; I'm also a little hesistant
> to hardcode *any* paths into the toolset.
> I can see value to having this check so one doesn't need the compiler in
> their path, but you can achieve the same effect by putting the path in
> the using directive, e.g.:
> using sun : : /opt/SUNWspro ;

I think I agree with Rene: if simple "using sun ; " will work 90% of the time,
that's really good. For example, msvc toolset does look in standard paths,
and I think we did not have any configuration problems with it for a long

> However, all that said, it's a trivial change to set "/opt/SUNWspro/bin"
> as a default, and if everyone else thinks it's a good idea, the
> appropriate patch is attached.

Applied. Thanks!

- Volodya


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