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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-02 21:26:29

Juergen Hunold <hunold_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi !
> On Friday 02 July 2004 19:22, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > For example, I might have Jamfile which includes uses <toolset>nm
>> > in one place. Nobody is even has that toolset, so nobody can say
>> > "using nm ; ". If I want my Jamfiles to be compilable everywhere, I
>> > need a mechanism to say, "<toolset>nm" is ok.
>> No, you just need a mechanism to say "<toolset>xxxx" is OK for any
>> xxxx.
> But then you lose the ability to do some sanity checking.
> You can type
> <toolset>msvc
> <toolset>mvsc
> in some condition (maybe even deeply nested)

This makes no sense to me. Nothing you're showing looks like a
conditional property.

> and have a hard time finding out why Boost.Build does not apply your
> settings.

?? Why would it not apply settings?

> (This is the current state and I'm not quite happy with it,
> although it has not bitten me yet ;-) )

Not understanding anything you wrote, sorry.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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