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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] selecting Python version for Boost.Python
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-06 22:30:56


On 02/06/2018 03:07 PM, Stefan Seefeld via Boost-build wrote:
> OK, I'm attempting to simply change the `python-tag` rule (in Jamroot)
> to inject the python version (<major><minor>) into the generated name
> (if it's a library).
> Additionally to that change, I modified Boost.Python's Jamfile to remove
> the explicit looping over versions, as per your suggestion:
> This works, somewhat: If I have a single "using python" statement in my
> user-config.jam file, I get libraries "boost_python" and "boost_numpy"
> with the expected version suffix.
> However, I only get one ! With more than one "using python" statements,
> only the first will be built. What am I missing ?

Did you ask for multiple versions on the command line?

> (Oh, and in addition, the build path also doesn't include the python
> version any longer, so even if b2 would do the looping implicitly,
> different versions of object files would overwrite each other, as per a
> bug we discussed recently.)

The version is not included in the path when it is equal to the default.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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