From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 21:21:36
Roland Schwarz wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> I know it autoconfigures the version number. My point is:
>> using gcc : 3.4.2 : /tools/MinGW/bin/g++.exe ;
>> using gcc : 3.4.2 : /usr/local/gcc-3.4.2/bin/g++.exe ;
>> is at best confusing and at worst ambiguous to the system.
> I was asking exactly this question a number of times before, but to no
I guess missed that :-(
> However I was able to
> using gcc : mingw.3.4 : "C:/Mingw/bin/g++.exe" ;
> This works, but generates "ugly" names in the bin directory since
> "mingw" appears twice in it.
> And btw.,
> using gcc : mingw-3.4 : "C:/Mingw/bin/g++.exe" ;
> using gcc : 3.4-mingw : "C:/Mingw/bin/g++.exe" ;
> did both not work.
The reason those don't work is that BBv2 uses the "-" as a subfeature
separator. Hence the version number value can't have a "-" in it. When
testers configure their set ups to have extra version information tehy
use either "_" or "~" as separators.
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