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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] build documentation flaws
From: Jürgen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-05 02:53:29

Hi Daniel !

An'n Mittwoch 05 November 2008 hett Daniel Krügler schreven:
> Finally, I would like to ask a question: If I correctly understand the
> bjam help, I can invoke bjam with the command line
> bjam root="C:\Program Files\Some_Dir" --toolset=X ..

*sigh*, that should be "toolset=X". Please omit the "--" before toolset.

> to specify the root directory of the compiler installation for a large
> set of compilers - interestingly *not* for all of them. I wonder why
> e.g. HP aC++, Borland C++, or Digital Mars C/C++ do not provide this
> functionality? (I tend to prefer to provide such information as a
> command line parameter instead of manipulating a bjam file).

This works only for toolsets with autodetection. That would be gcc and msvc.
I think that all other toolsets have to be configured in user-config.jam or

Then specifing "toolset=whateveryounameit" should work.



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