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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] How to suppress vcvarsall.bat call?
From: Peter Klotz (peter.klotz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-09 13:16:32

Jurko Gospodnetić wrote:
> Hi Peter.
>> When compiling Boost 1.38.0 with this command, bjam 3.1.17 insists on
>> calling vcvarsall.bat before executing the actual build commands.
>> bjam -q -sNO_COMPRESSION=1 --build-type=complete --abbreviate-paths
>> --toolset=msvc-8.0 architecture=x86 address-model=32
>> However my environment already includes all necessary settings to
>> execute cl, link,...
>> So I would like to skip the call to vcvarsall.bat. Is this possible
>> using a bjam command line argument?
> As I recall it is. When you initialize your msvc toolset pass it an
> empty <setup> property or something like that. Look at the init() rule
> in the msvc.jam toolset module for more detailed information.

Property <setup> is mentioned in msvc.jam but neither "--setup=" nor
"setup=" works.

Can you give me any advice on the command line syntax?

Regards, Peter.

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