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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-10 02:37:55

Hi Foster,

> project top
> : requirements
> # [snip]
> <toolset>darwin,<variant>release:<arch>fat
> # [snip]
> ;
> Again, much rejoicing ensued.
> The problem we are having comes when I now try to build on any other
> platform that knows nothing about the <arch> flag (MSVC, for example).
> Building on MSVC looks at the top project and, though it is behind a
> <darwin> grist conditional, sees <arch> and doesn't recognize it.

Which version of Boost.Build are you using? I believe this limitation was
explicitly addressed, and if I put the snipped above to a Jamroot and run
"bjam", on Linux, I get no errors.

Maybe you should just upgrade to a newer version.

- Volodya

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