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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] howto define my own toolset
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-09-28 15:43:17

On 25-Sep-15 6:32 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 25.09.2015 11:16, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Stefan,
>> This is described at
>> Could you check whether it answers your questions?
> Thanks, that's indeed a good starting point. (A reference to that
> section from within the Getting Started guide or the tutorial might be
> useful.)
> However, this still doesn't entirely answer my question. If I have
> multiple such lines in my user-config.jam file, by what means can I
> select via command-line options which one I want ? As all of those lines
> have to start with 'gcc', I don't see an alias that I could use in `bjam
> toolset=<alias>`, or some other command-line option.

You can use:

        b2 toolset=gcc-<version>

Where <version> is either the parameter you've passed to 'using', like:

        using gcc : 5.2 : /home/ghost/local/bin/g++ ;

or the actual version of gcc, e.g. given:

        using gcc : : /home/ghost/local/bin/g++ ; # assuming this is gcc 5.2


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