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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-29 02:58:46

On Monday 28 August 2006 12:24, Artem Alimarine wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to tell the boost build system to generate assembler
> output for a C++ file? I need it to inspect the generated code for a
> couple of modules. It is essential that the asselbler output is
> generated with the same flags as used for generation of object files.
> I use GCC and MSVC toolsets. Tried the follwing:
> exe foo : foo.cpp
> : <toolset>msvc:<cxxflags>-Fafoo.asm
> <toolset>gcc:<cxxflags>-S
> ;
> The MSVC version works, although it dumps the file in the project root
> directory.
> The GCC does not work because -S prevents creations of the object file.
> Instead it creates the asm file with the name foo.o.
> Please let me know if there is a solution for this problem.

You can run "bjam -n" and then copy-paste the command line and add the needed

> It would be nice to have a portable flag <asm-output>on or a special
> target type
> asm foo.asm : foo.cpp ;

This is probably beyond the portable nature of Boost.Build, if you need
assembler output you are likely to know the right switches already ;-)

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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