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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Error message: actions too long (max 102400):
From: Jürgen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-12 06:23:47

Hi Rene,

On Friday, 8. July 2011 20:11:06 Rene Rivera wrote:
> I've often done the same when using MSVC, so doing the same with GCC
> would be welcomed.

It is a must for mingw.

> One problem though is what versions of GCC support
> response files?

I've talked with volodya on IRC and the following link seems to be the
starting point:

I verified that it work with gcc-4.2 on linux (cross-compiling for arm ;-))

> And hence how do we deal with the ones that do not. Do
> we not support them? Or do we have multiple link actions for
> with/without response support?

The latter would be appropiate or we drop support for elder gccs. Not a wise
move, in my opinion.

I'm on vacation now, but hope to have time for a solution next week(s).
The main problem for me is to figure out how to support multiple link actions.



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