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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] builtin rule for assembler?
From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-05 04:49:12

Adder skrev:
> Hi,
> RW> You can get MSVC to output a .asm file with the /FA option -
> RW>
> Too bad you can't use that output as input to ML
> (Microsoft Macro Assembler) to produce an .obj/.exe file
> (unless you're ready to give up exception handling support ^^ Oh no !
> The horrors !).

This is not a problem for me. The reason I would like to get the
assembler, is simply to see if the compiler performs the optimizations
that I hope it would.

Vladimir, even though the assembler files are produced as side-effects
of a normal compilation, could the asm rule not simply be implemented
as this compilation + an additional deletion of all other files?


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