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From: Phillip Seaver (phil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-06 11:50:11

Rene Rivera wrote:
> Phillip Seaver wrote:
>> There was some discussion a while ago about compiling multiple source
>> files with one compiler invocation --
>> Has anyone looked at that? I know that for some of my libraries and
>> executables, I'd get a substantial speed increase over separate calls.
>> I'd like to do it myself, but I haven't had time to dig into boost-build
>> to really understand how it works.
> There is a basic issue with some compilers, msvc at least, that prevents
> using such a feature... They don't have a way of specifying where the
> object output (some neither globally nor individually) goes and hence
> you end up with a bunch of .obj files in whatever directory you happen
> to compile from.

This doesn't work?

>From later in the same thread:

> /Fo "SomeDir" works fine but SomeDir string should end with '/' or
> '\' to specify directory


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