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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-18 08:46:07

On Wednesday 18 October 2006 16:39, John Maddock wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> >> There's actually good reason to have a separate name for
> >> Borland-5.8, so maybe I should just go and change the auto-link code?
> >
> > I don't know ;-) Let me know what you decide -- I can just as well
> > modify Boost.Build code to omit version number.
> Hmm, thinking about this, maybe we should change bbv2 to omit the version
> number like bbv1 did. When I originally tested this, the names were OK,
> 'cos I just had:
> using borland ;
> in my config file, but now that I've changed to support multiple borland
> versions in my config the names are wrong :-(
> What will be the method used by end users to build and install Boost with
> bbv2? Will they have to edit config files first, or is there a simpler
> syntax, and if so, is it "versioned" for Borland or not?

At the moment, they need to edit config files. We though that


can be used to auto-declare tooset, but in that case both "borland"
and "borland-5.8" seem to be reasonable names.

- Volodya

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