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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] cygwin - mingw confusion
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-28 10:38:30

Beman Dawes wrote:

> Vladimir Prus <ghost <at>> writes:
>> > Is this a bug or a feature:-?
>> It's a bug, but it's a bug that's being worked on at present, and I have
>> half a patch.
>> Please allow a bit more time for it to be solved.
> No problem.
> Would it be worthwhile to have a separate "mingw" toolset? Or even both "cygwin"
> and "mingw" toolsets?

I plan to use target-os for the purpose. E.g.

    toolset=gcc target-os=windows

will select mingw, and

    target=gcc target-os=cygwin

will select cygwin (which is in fact a totally separate operating system).

- Volodya

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