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From: Andrey Melnikov (melnikov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-19 16:20:22

ceespcraster wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a happy user of BBv2 for linux-gcc and win32-msvc toolsets and
> are now evaluating how much energy it will take to set up a build
> nvironment for 64 bit applications for windows and/or linux. I already
> have the Visual studio 2005 beta for an amd64 compiler and do not yet
> know what to choose for linux.
> I found some postings of people altering BBv2 for and VS amd64
> compiler. But when checking out I
> did not find any traces of it.
> Any status info on BBv2 for x64 is appreciated and tips on resources
> that are already there but I have overlooked. is my attempt to
submit an amd64 toolset. It is for the amd64 compiler from platform SDK,
so you need to change the setup command there to reflect MSVC setup path
in order to work with x64. Something like

local setup = "\"C:/Program Files/Microsoft Visual Studio
8/VC/vcvarsall.bat\"" x86_amd64" ;

- AFAIK there are V1 toolsets for x64.
- The best way to implement x64 is to patch core msvc toolset to support
multiple platforms.



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