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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-15 14:51:36

On Wednesday 15 August 2007 22:23:20 Rene Rivera wrote:
> Jurko Gospodnetić wrote:
> >> If I understand correctly, regexp based matching was introduced just
> >> so that you don't need to explicitly pass the right toolset name to
> >> tests. Do you think that's still needed?
> >
> > From what I've seen so far it seems that globbing (my mistake in the
> > previous post - these are not actually full regular expressions but unix
> > style glob syntax for specifying file/folder paths) was introduced you
> > would not need to specify the exact target folder (including all the
> > feature specific folders).
> Well, unfortunately I introduced the globbing to account for the aspect
> that even if one specifies the toolset as "gcc" BBv2 now expands that
> internally to the toolset with version, for example "gcc-4.1.2".

For the record, I still think that while that was a nuisance, it was a relatively
minor one -- toolset versions on my system don't change that often.

> But as
> you note the difference in the variant directories is an even more
> annoying problem.

Which difference?

- Volodya

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