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From: Boaz Barnea MTH (bbarnea_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-03-31 05:08:01

Thanks for your response Edward.
Should I just add it to the user-config.jam? (and edit paths etc..)


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From: Boost-build [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Edward Diener via Boost-build
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:27 PM
To: boost-build_at_[hidden]
Cc: Edward Dienerþ <eldiener_at_[hidden]>
Subject: Re: [Boost-build] building boost with new oneAPI intel compiler

On 3/30/2021 2:18 AM, Boaz Barnea MTH via Boost-build wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to compile the latest Boost libraries version 1.75 with
> the latest intel compiler. I have it installed on my Windows 10
> computer along with Visual Studio 2019 enterprise edition.
> I try to run (after I created Boost.Build and added to the path)
> b2  --boost-dir=<target directory> --build-type=complete link=shared
> runtime-link=shared toolset=intel-2021.1-vc14.1
> it fails also if I try for toolset intel , intel-2021.1,
> intel-2021.1-vc14.2 etc….
> gives me:
> *** argument error
> * rule path.make ( native )
> * called with: ( )
> * missing argument native
> ……….\path.jam:518:see definition of rule 'path.make' being called
> There is no path problem, for example when I run toolset=msvc, the
> compilation succeeds…
> Any Idea?

The icl compiler in oneAPI is supported on Windows, but you need a toolset definition for it. The new icx compiler is not supported yet AFAIK, although Rene has said he will be working on it. My toolset looks

using intel : 2021.1 :

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