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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-28 13:10:00

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > The syntax is not correct, the right one is:
>> > : <toolset>intel,<toolset-intel:platform>linux:<cxxflags>TEST
>> Ouch! What does that mean?!
> This means that on intel toolset, and on linux platform, we need to add
> specific cxxflags.
>> It's frightening !
> Yes, it is. The recommended syntax is:
> <toolset>intel-linux

That frightens me too. Is linux a subfeature of <toolset>intel?!
Shouldn't we have a <target-platform> feature at the top level?

> but that does not mean we should crash on the above syntax -- ugly,
> but correct.

It seems a little bit redundant. Why do you need this part?


Dave Abrahams
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