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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-28 15:27:53

Aleksey Gurtovoy <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hmm, looking at our user-config.jam, may be I misunderstood what the
> Boost.Build docs are saying here (
> The invocation-command parameter is the command that must be
> executed to run the compiler. This parameter can usually be omitted
> if the compiler executable
> * has its "usual name" and is in the PATH, or
> * was installed in a standard "installation directory", or
> * can be found through a global mechanism like the Windows registry.
> and omitting the invocation-command for versioned toolsets along the
> following lines is not supported:
> using msvc : 6.5 ;
> using msvc : 7.0 ;
> using msvc : 7.1 ;
> Is that the case?

That really *shouldn't* be the case as long as the compilers are
installed in their usual installation directories or if the windows
registry gives a correct report of their locations.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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