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From: Andrey Melnikov (melnikov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-20 12:15:01

David Abrahams wrote:
> Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>David Abrahams wrote:
>>>Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>BBv1 uses -sTOOLS=msvc syntax. How can I specify the toolset in bbv2?
>>>>Now I use "using [ modules.peek : TOOLS ] ;" in my Jamfiles. Is there a
>>>>more straightforward way?
>>>Put the "using" in your user-config.jam, and just specify "msvc" on
>>>the bjam command-line
>>> bjam --v2 msvc whatever
>>Do you mean that in user-config I specify configurations for all
>>toolsets installed on my PC, and then use whatever toolset I want just
>>by specifying its name on commandline?
>>Does msvc really means toolset=msvc? I got "unknown value for toolset
>>feature" errors before, but now toolset=msvc works.
>>The documentation looks unclear for me now. I'll try to contribute
>>getting started guide.
> Andrey, I'm going to start posting review commentary for the docs; I
> hope you will try to follow up on my comments. It would be great if
> you'd like to work with me and Volodya on editing the actual source of
> the documentation in response to these remarks. I would do that by
> myself except that I fear that my changes would go silently into the
> source without any discussion, we would learn less about what to do,
> what should be done, and we'd miss out on valuable contributions from
> the list. Therefore I am going to make the remarks here and hope that
> we can improve the overall presentation as a team.

I'm glad to help. Unfortunately, I switched to Aleksey's patch from my
effort to improve the documentation, and lost the track of the
Documentation TODO items I had.



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