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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-23 04:51:40

On Wednesday 23 November 2005 12:48, Alexey Pakhunov wrote:
> On 11/23/05, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Another question (I'm getty rusty, it seems): why do we need to add MC
> > support to "msvc.jam" as well. Can't general-purpose mc.jam serve all
> > toolsets?
> Just like other tools (cl.exe, rc.exe, mild.exe) in the MSVC toolset
> mc.exe requires vcvars32.bat to be executed. Otherwise it will not be
> found because normally it is not in the path. This seems to be a more
> general problem of the msvc toolset. All tools in it depend on
> vcvars32.bat. Without this dependency rc, mc and midl can be safely
> moved out of the toolset.

Then, is standalone "mc.jam" useful for other toolsets? Or it's just code
partitioning device, to avoid cluttering msvc.jam with too much code?

- Volodya

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