From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-20 08:19:01
Roland Schwarz <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Within a couple of hours, the new version of this page will be
>> available in context at
>> It might be easier to wait for that to become available.
> Great job! Thank you.
> Al though a question:
> The instructions do not tell how I would select the mingw compiler.
Gee, I don't know how; I didn't see a mingw toolset when I prepared
> Is this supposed to be automatic?
Looking at gcc.jam I see that, yes, we now have automatic detection.
> What will happen if there is cygwin and mingw installed?
I don't know. I think you can specify it explicitly with flavor=mingw
on your command-line. That doesn't seem very satisfying; what is the
value of flavor if you want to build with both? I think we should
take this to the boost-build list.
> I had to explicitly specify it in user-prefs.jam.
> Maybe I am overlooking something...
I don't know. Why don't you try the instructions and see if they work
for you? Where they fail, we'll have to fix something.
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