Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Remove <flavor>mingw from gcc
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-08 11:43:54
On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 2:43 PM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 07.04.2014 21:27, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> The fact the the gcc toolset automatically sets
>> the flavor to mingw has several unfortunate
>> - MinGW does not interact well with non-mingw (such
>> as cygwin or when running mingw as a cross compiler.),
>> without extra work, because <toolset-gcc:flavor>mingw
>> becomes the default.
>> - The Boost.Build tests are failing because of the
>> failure to parse gcc-mingw-4.5.4 when the toolsets
>> are not declared in user-config.jam.
>> I propose simply removing this behavior.
>> I searched the Boost tree and the only place I
>> could find that refers to <toolset-gcc:flavor>mingw
>> is common.format-name which uses mgw instead of gcc
>> as the toolset name. This check can be changed to
>> use <target-os>windows instead.
>> Any objections?
> No objections, this plan looks good to me.
No objection from me either (as the author of the mingw flavor stuff).
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