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From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-16 13:35:52

On 4/16/2020 7:03 AM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> On 4/15/20 4:45 AM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
>> In the multiprecision testing jamfile there is a line which has the
>> requirement:
>> <toolset>gcc-mingw:<cxxflags>-Wa,-mbig-obj
>> I do not see a toolset called gcc-mingw nor do I see a subfeature of the
>> gcc toolset called mingw.
> The subfeature is called flavor.
>> I do realize that the gcc toolset has support
>> for mingw gcc on Windows, which I use myself in my user-config.jam with
>> the plain designation of:
>> using gcc : nnn : etc ;
>> but the nnn is always a version number, like 9.3. The gcc.jam picks up
>> that this is mingw-w64/gcc implementation internally and works fine with
>> it. But whatever '<toolset>gcc-mingw' is supposed to mean it does not
>> applu to my "toolset=gcc-nnn' when I run the test.
> What is the path component for the toolset? It should be
> gcc-mingw-nnn. Otherwise the detection for mingw isn't working.
> Also, I recall that there used to be problems if you have both
> mingw and non-mingw versions of gcc. I don't remember whether
> that was ever fixed.

What do you mean by "the path component of the toolset" ?

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