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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-22 03:30:49

Hi Zbynek,

> I am having some problems with command line handling in v2.
> 1) the order of the argument seems to matter: when I do "bjam
> toolset=gcc -a" it does not do rebuild while "bjam -a toolset=gcc" does.
> Also appending -d switches at the end of a working command line does not
> have the desired effect (like the -a)

That's the behaviour of classic jam, too, we're neither better not worse. I'd
like this to be fixed but hardly can find the time.

> 2) some features seem to be ignored on the command line while they work
> in the Jamfile: "bjam cxxflags=-m32 linkflags=-m32" does not work while
> putting <cxxflags>-m32 and <linkflags>-m32 to the top level project
> requirements does.

I'm sure that

bjam cxxflags=-save-temps

workes for me, since I use that often. Do you have a testcase? Maybe, you're
compiling C sources?

- Volodya


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