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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-18 06:39:26

On Saturday 06 May 2006 04:12, King, Steven R wrote:
> Hello,
> It appears that the archive variable AR is not defined for the
> intel-linux toolset, causing my build to fail. I hacked around this by
> adding
> actions piecemeal archive
> {
> ar $(AROPTIONS) rc "$(<)" "$(>)"
> }
> to my tools/intel-linux.jam file. I simply stole these lines from the
> gcc.jam, changing $(.AR) to ar. I'm quite certain this is a poor
> approach. :o)
> What's the proper fix?

Hi Steven,
the proper fix is to add

  .AR = ar ;

line to gcc.jam. This was just done in CVS.

Thanks for reporting the bug!

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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