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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-04 13:18:58


Jurko Gospodnetić wrote:
>> Could we run the compiler and parse its output to find the version
>> like the gcc toolset does?
> I'll look into it. Although, I do not really know what this
> 'compiler version' could be used for.

It would force separate build directories for different versions.

Here's what I used to do:

set environment for Visual Studio 2005 Express
bjam --toolset=msvc-8.0
set environment for Visual Studio 2008 Express
bjam --toolset=msvc-9.0

I know this is wrong, but it does work as expected.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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