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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-01 14:09:01

On Sunday 23 March 2008 19:07:14 Roland Schwarz wrote:
> gcc has the ability to select a specific version
> by means of the -Vx.y.z switch.
> It seems that something similar is possible in
> user-config.jam by explicitly naming the versioned
> executable file.
> On windows this is problematic since the versioned
> executables for mingw lack the exe suffix (strange
> but true).

And what is the problem? Can one execute them by hand,
or not?

> So the only way would be to specify
> something like
> g++ -V3.4.5
> to select the correct version. Unfortunately boost-build
> does not allow this :-(
> I tried to use the <cxxflags>-V3.4.5 but then the compiler
> driver complains about the -V not being the first
> option on the command line.

I'm not aware what this option actually does. Also, probably it
can only work if all versions of the compiler are installed in
the same prefix?

- Volodya

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