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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-21 07:43:07

On Wednesday 18 October 2006 17:01, John Maddock wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > At the moment, they need to edit config files. We though that
> >
> > --toolset="borland"
> >
> > can be used to auto-declare tooset, but in that case both "borland"
> > and "borland-5.8" seem to be reasonable names.
> OK, looks like another thing to be sorted out before release then, we'll
> get even more complains about a "non standard build tools" if folks have to
> start editing config files before they can start :-(

We have this point in the tracker, FWIW.

> My gut feeling for Borland then, is to do the same as we did for bbv1 and
> not version the toolset name.

That's done. Can you check it works?

> But, ideally, we should be automatically
> detecting what the compiler "really" is and setting it's name accordingly.
> I think Dave A. mentioned that the python Jamfile is already doing
> something similar, but I don't know the details. Probably a feature for
> 1.35 that one, otherwsie we'll never get this one out ;-)

Yeah ;-)

- Volodya

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