From: Nicola Musatti (Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-17 08:19:00
Vladimir Prus <ghost <at> cs.msu.su> writes:
> On Friday 17 November 2006 15:13, Nicola Musatti wrote:
> > When I build a RC_1_34_0 branch snapshot from this morning with the
> > following command:
> > bjam --v2 toolset=borland-5.8.2 stage
> > libraries are given names which lack the compiler release suffix, e.g.
> > boost_thread-bcb-mt-d-1_34.dll
> > instead of
> > boost_thread-bcb58-mt-d-1_34.dll
> > Am I doing anything wrong or is it a Boost.Build/toolset problem?
> tools/build/v2/tools/common.jam has this to say:
> # On borland, version is not added for compatibility
> # with V1.
> if $(tag) = bcb
> version = ;
This would be correct for the generic 'borland' toolset from V1, but not for the
release specific ones, such as 'borland-5_6_4'.
> > Would it be possible to have a three digit suffix used instead of the two
> > digit one used by BBv1? For some compilers the third digit is significant,
> > not only Borland's but also gcc.
> I'm afraid this is not possible for this release of Boost, since any change is
> extra work. Likewise, I don't think it's reasonable to change borland library
> names too.
I agree as far as three digit names go, but for Borland the V2 behaviour is
actually a change, or rather a subset, with respect to V1.
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