From: Mark Van Peteghem (Mark.Van.Peteghem_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-21 06:33:04
Jurko GospodnetiÄ schreef:
> Hi Mark.
>> I have Visual C++ 6, VC++ 2003 and VC++ 2005 installed on my computer. I
>> downloaded boost_1_34_1 and the most recent version of bjam.
>> I tried to build the regex library with the following batch file:
>> set PATH=C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual
>> call vcvars32.bat
>> bjam --prefix=C:\Libraries\boost_1_34_1 -q -d+2 --with-regex
>> --toolset=msvc stage
>> but it seems that it builds with the VC++ 2005 compiler: the libraries
>> and dlls have 80 in their name, and in the output of bjam I see that
>> VC++ 2005 is called with its complete path. How do I specify that I want
>> it to use VC++ 6?
>> I find it very confusing that bjam is calling an application of which
>> you thought it couldn't find because it is not on the path.
> Actually whether you run vcvars32.bat on the command line or not does
> not matter to Boost Build's msvc toolset. It runs its own environment
> setup script before each command. Which one depends on the exact
> compiler chosen but you can also set it explicitly as a parameter to the
> using rule used to configure the available the msvc toolset. See the
> documentation and the msvc toolset script for more detailed information.
I see. I'm used to the theory that tools that are not on the path, can't
be used. I guess I'll have to change my mindset, Eclipse does something
similar with finding JVM's if none is specified. As long as it is
documented how tools are found, it's ok.
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