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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Use of alias to not build a toolset is not working
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-30 20:48:15

On 10/29/2012 11:40 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 10/29/2012 07:50 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> On 10/28/2012 11:34 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>>> 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
>>> alternative selection)
>> Your syntax worked. Is it a bug that <toolset>gcc-3.4.5 does not work
>> for target alterantive selection, while it works in other contexts ?
> Yes, I consider it a bug. It is, however, a bit
> tricky to handle correctly, since we have to avoid
> causing an error when there is no gcc-3.4.5 toolset.

Do you mean when the user invokes bjam without specifying
toolset=gcc-3.4.5 ?

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