From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-30 13:37:29
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> tools/jam/src/build.jam only affects building bjam itself. You
> seem to have it already built, so at this point, what's written in
> that file does not matters.
> If you need to pass extra option to a compiler, you can do
> it in user-config.jam. Please see the "builtin tools" section
> in boost.build docs (http://boost.org/boost-build2)
I realise all that: I'm trying to sort out a users problem: somehow he came
up with the --toolset=gcc-nocygwin option and everything built without any
errors, it just didn't do what he thought it would :-(
Experimenting some more, I see that --toolset=gcc-foobar builds as well,
looks like any suffix can be appended without any error from bjam - is this
really the desired behaviour?
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