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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-03 02:14:36

Hi Sam,
> Sorry for being a pain, but I just don't seem to be able to get this to
> work!

Sorry that I can't offer a solution that works the first time :-(

> I've used your gccmt.jam file (which seems a lot neater sensible way of
> doing it), and did a cvs get and build of boost-build.
> bjam -n toolset=gccmeta --debug-generator
> boost-build/kernel\class.jam:92: in new
> *** argument error
> * rule object(gcc-archive-generator)@2.__init__ ( )

Yeah... that's why I've told about most up-to-date version. This problem was
fixed in revision 1.13 of gcc.jam that I've comitted just yesterday.

> Seems to me that gcc-archive-generator __init__ should really take suitable
> arguments (as do the other generators) to allow it to be cloned
> appropiately, but then I'm well out of my depth here in bjam.

You're right -- the archive generator was introduces few days ago and I
completely forgot about 'clone' :-( Hope it works now.

- Volodya


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