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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-08 17:42:07

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 November 2006 21:42, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> Rene,
>>> on CVS HEAD I observe a few test failures that might be related to your
>>> 'glob for toolset name' patch.
>> Well they are not really related to that patch. They just never passed
>> unless the toolset one passes in matches exactly the toolset name used.
>> Which meant that it basically never matched when using msvc. I.e. it
>> would never match when using an autodetected tool.
> That sounds like bigger problem that it really was. In practice, you don't
> install new versions of compilers every day, so saying
> python msvc-8.0
> is quite a reasonable way to test things.

Sure... But by that same rationale you should be perfectly happy in saying:

        python gcc-4.0.3


Perhaps we should just make the toolset a required argument.

> Isn't this just a matter of saying "specify toolset with version" in docs?

Ah, which docs?

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