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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] toolset requirement
From: Deane Yang (deane.yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-06 10:39:02


Thanks for the help.

Juergen Hunold wrote:
> On Saturday 06 December 2008 07:21:20 Deane Yang wrote:
>> Should it be possible in a Jamfile to do something like this:
>> project
>> : requirements
>> <os>NT:<toolset>gcc
>> ;
> I'm not sure. I'd prefer
> <target-os>windows:<toolset>gcc
> instead. This works for cross-compilation, too.

Good idea.

> You have to configure gcc on windows. Auto-detection only enables msvc on this
> platform. If gcc is in your PATH, simply adding "using gcc ;" to your using-
> config.jam should do the trick.

Actually, I only want to force the use of gcc for one particular
project. So I have already configured both msvc and gcc. And the project
in question compiles nicely if I do "bjam toolset=gcc". But I'd like it
to use gcc if I just do "bjam", while other projects would continue to
use msvc.


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