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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-10 10:26:54

Johan Nilsson wrote:
> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Johan Nilsson wrote:
>>> in BBv2 the Boost libraries built and installed with --layout=system
>>> include the compiler tag. This is a (at least for me) breaking
>>> change from BBv1.
>>> Is this just a mistake, or a deliberate decision?
>> It's a mistake, we want v2 to behave equivalently to v1. And another
>> TODO item :-\
> I don't know if this is already on your todo list, but the compiler
> (toolset) tag for gcc now also includes version; e.g. gcc 4.0.1 => gcc40.
> I also don't know if I think that's a good thing or not. Probably a good
> thing, but I'll need to account for that as well.

It's intentional, and a good thing :-) It brings gcc in par with other
toolsets, like msvc.

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