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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-22 22:39:15

David Abrahams wrote:
> These things are great!!

Thank you :-)

> Now, we should really unify them with "using."
> So,
> using msvc ;
> should essentially do
> import msvc-config ;

That was my intent.. Never got an answer from Volodya about separating
the toolset detection and config from the toolset operation.

> of course we need to get msvc-config.jam to handle vc6.

If I had it I could figure it out... Although it's really just a matter
of knowing how it sets up the registry when installed.

> Also, versions should be registered highest-to-lowest, and we should
> implement the ability to do a versionless build, which should pick the
> first version registered. So if 8.0 is installed,
> bjam msvc
> should be equivalent to
> bjam msvc-8.0
> Thoughts?

I'm all for that.

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