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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-31 01:24:17

David Abrahams wrote:

> I meant
> <target-platform>linux # building objects for linux
> <toolset>intel # using an intel compiler
> ...
> The target platform and the compiler are orthogonal; I see no reason
> to bind them together.

Personally, I think.


is a bit better than


This is mostly an UI issue, so I wonder what others think? (We have 'os'
feature already, for changing the intel toolsets should be simple).

> At some point you might want to do
> cross-compilation... so it's not clear whether intel's different
> options should be associated with the source-platform or the
> target-platform, since they don't support cross-compilation (yet).

I don't understand what consequences this has on subfeature vs. top-level

- Volodya


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