Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Problem with mingw flavour
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-03 22:54:16
Sorry about the silence... But I've been horribly busy this past week,
and this week too for that matter. So don't expect much... Since I
luckily noticed this...
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Friday 31 October 2008 11:42:20 Juergen Hunold wrote:
>> On Thursday 30 October 2008 21:28:03 Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> Now the question is which features should be the key for compiler
>>> selection, and which should be deduced from the compiler. Consider:
>>> using gcc : 4.3.1 ; # native (x86-linux) compiler
>>> using gcc : 4.3.1 : i586-mingw32msvc-g++ ; # x86-windows compiler
>>> using gcc : 4.3.1 : arm-none-linux-gnueabi-g++ ; # cross to arm bare metal
>>> The features involved are possibly:
>>> I suggest we first deal with the flavour. It seems to me that it basically
>>> duplicates <target-os> -- we can use <target-os>windows to detect the same,
>>> and for cygwin compiler we'll have <target-os>cygwin. So, I suggest we drop
>>> this feature, and use target-os instead.
>> +1 from me.
> Rene, do you have a comment on this?
+1; Except for the part about not being able to add a target-os feature
automatically when MinGW is auto-detected as we do with flavour.
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