Subject: Re: [Boost-build] accessing properties not working
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-04 06:43:32
On Sunday 04 April 2010 13:07:41 Oliver Kowalke wrote:
> I struggling with boost.build for a while and I don't get the Jamfile
> working. I hope you are so kind to help me a little bit.
> I use target alternatives for different platforms. The alternatives
> depend on used compiler, architecture, target-os and linkage.
> I've added a new feature ctxapi which is used to select the correct
> Unfortunately the rule setting the default value for ctxapi can not
> access the properties like <toolset>.
> rule default_ctxapi ( properties * )
> if <toolset>gcc in $(properties)
> # never entered ?!
> feature.set-default ctxapi : [ default_ctxapi $(properties) ] ;
I am unsure why you expect this to work. The last line tries to access
variable named 'properties' and pass its value to the 'default_ctxapi'
function. I don't think that variable named 'properties' is defined in
Jamfile -- unless you have defined it yourself.
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