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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Toolset names and target alternatives
From: Matthew Chambers (matt.chambers42_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-14 16:15:03

On 7/14/2011 2:45 PM, Gevorg Voskanyan wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
>> Please consider treating<toolset>gcc-4 as all versions which start with gcc-4
>> such as gcc-4.3.0, gcc-4.4.0 etc. Also<toolset>gcc-4.5 should mean all version
>> of gcc which start with gcc-4.5 such as gcc-4.5.0, gcc-4.5.2 etc.
>> This ability to represent more than one version via a partial version
>> identifier would be welcome in Boost Build.
> I'm afraid that may not adequately solve your problem as -std=c++0x option is
> only available from gcc 4.3 onwards.

A BB rule that allowed comparing multi-dotted versions (with varying numbers of dots) would be
handy. 4.3 == 4.3.0 == > 4 > 3.91.9 > 3.9.9

But it'd best be called from a <conditional>.


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