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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-23 13:07:40

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> 1. cygwin-condition: there's a comment now, but it's still quite
> unclear. How should this argument be used? We need an example.
> I'm beginning to think it should look something like:
> <toolset>gcc
> The comment says, "should be a set of properties which are present
> when we're building with cygwin gcc," but (if my theory above is
> correct) that fails to indicate the primary distinguishing feature
> of the argument, which is that it must identify the cygwin-gcc
> toolset.
> 2. Also the comment says: "This argument is not used yet," but it
> clearly /is/ used. Code branches are followed based on its
> value.
> 3. The logic in this file that is used when the cygwin branch is
> followed seems to have been copy/pasted from the v1 python support,
> with all kinds of ends left dangling. For example, what do all the
> CYGWIN_PYTHON_DEBUG_* variable settings do? Nothing AFAICT.


Dave Abrahams
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