Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Use of alias to not build a toolset is not working
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-28 23:34:06
On 10/28/2012 07:33 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> As explained to me by Steve Watanabe, I can keep from having a toolset
> execute targets as defined by an alias through target alternatives. But
> when I tried it, it did not work with the latest Boost Build. In a jam
> file I have:
> alias ttivm16 : :
> alias ttivm16
> [ run test_vm_has_template_cp.cpp : : :
> <define>BOOST_PP_VARIADICS=1 ]
> Yet when I ran:
> bjam toolset=gcc-3.4.5 ttivm16
> The test_vm_has_template.cpp target is compiled and run.
I think I know what the problem is.
Try <toolset>gcc <toolset-gcc:version>3.4.5.
(I believe that <toolset>gcc-3.4.5 is not
expanded correctly in the context of target
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