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From: David Klein (dave_chp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-22 18:31:49

Sean Huang wrote:
> I'm totally new to and never really used jam before so please
> bear with me.
> I have started to run the regression tests for Windows XP x64 edition. The
> compilers we use are VS 2005 and Intel 9.1. I have run into a few problems:
> 1. I have managed to make the regresstion to use the 64-bit compiler. I was
> hoping I could simply specify msvc-8.0_64 (or msvc-8.0_x86_64 for
> cross-compile) as toolsets but somehow it wouldn't take it. I
> tried --toolsets=msvc-8.0,address-model=64 and that worked but I'm not sure
> it is the right way. The results showed up as msvc-8.0 but I would really
> like to use a different name such as msvc-8.0_64 etc.
> 2. It looks like the current msvc.jam does not support native 64-bit
> compiling. It always uses the cross-compilers. I imagine it should not be
> hard to add it.
> 3. I'm about to start the tests with Intel 9.1 and would appreciate hints on
> how to set it up.
> Thanks,
> Sean

hi sean,

you'll find the tools in BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/v1/

try using:

-sTOOLS=vc-8_0 ... vc8 win32
-sTOOLS=vc-8_0_amd64 ... vc8 x64
-sTOOLS=vc-8_0-x86_amd64 ... cross compile

HTH dave

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