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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-30 15:01:04

Alexey Pakhunov <alexeypa_at_[hidden]> writes:

> BTW I composed the table describing expected behavior depending on
> passed version, number of detected configurations

?? I don't see any numbers.

> and presence cl.exe in the path:
> Not detected Detected Not detected/path Detected/path
> default Error Use detected Create "default" Use detected
> all None Use all None Use all
> x.y - Use "x.y" - Use "x.y"
> a.b Error Error Create "a.b" Create "a.b"
> "Not detected" - no configurations were detected;
> "Not detected/path" - no configurations were detected but 'cl.exe' is in
> the path;
> "Detected" - the same as above but some configuration(s) were detected;
> "x.y" - a detected version;
> "a.b" - an undetected version.
> I guess I will add it to msvc.jam comments. :-)

I find this table inscrutable. a.b in combination with "Detected"
seems to make as little sense as "x.y" in combination with "Not
Detected." And what does "all" in combination with "Not detected"
mean? I suggest you try again.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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