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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 00:46:35

David Abrahams wrote:
> Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Supports the canonical GNU GCC tools. These would possibly be available
>> under MacOS-X if one custom builds the GCC distribution. Or possibly if
>> one installs the ones available through the various Unix utility installers.
> Has anyone tested that? Do we have confidence that the toolset can be
> used that way?

Hm, I haven't. That's from what I understand of the gcc support. Hence I
could be wrong :-)

>> *darwin.jam*
>> Supports the Apple customized build of the GNU GCC tools. Apple adds new
>> functionality and modifies some existing functionality to integrate and
>> work with their XTools. This includes things like the handling of
>> frameworks and multi-target binaries/bundles.
> Huh, OK.
> Well, I think it's going to trip people up. We could use SHELL to
> invoke the compiler with --version and detect which one of these we're
> using.

Definitely, especially given that's exactly how the MinGW version of GCC
is detected.

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