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From: D. Kevin McGrath (dmcgrath_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-05 23:05:50

On Dec 5, 2005, at 10:50 PM, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:

> D. Kevin McGrath writes:
>> Maybe I missed this somewhere, but can anyone tell me why compiler-
>> status is built using the pjl-toolset, and not the main toolset?
> That's an artifact of both tools sharing a single Jamfile
> ($BOOST_ROOT/tools/regression/build/Jamfile). Technically,
> '' doesn't even need 'compiler_status' executable.
>> That just seems a little backwards to me.
> Why so? It's a regression tool, not a library.

It seems backwards since the output from compiler_status would then
be using the pjl-toolset, rather than the main regression toolset.
Or am I still confused as to how the executable is used?


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