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Subject: [Boost-build] howto define my own toolset
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-09-25 10:49:47


I'm afraid this is a pretty basic question, but as I couldn't find any
answer online, I'm asking here:

What is the canonical way to define my own toolset variant, including
command-line options ?

Specifically, I'd like to set up my environment so I can build boost
with some non-default compiler options (notably, "--std=c++11").

I know I have to add a line of the form "using gcc ..... ;" to my
user-config.jam file, but I'm not sure about the exact incantation I need.

(That might be a useful addition to the FAQ in


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