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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Build boost on msvc7.1 without native wchar_t
From: matthias_0 (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-14 13:33:27

Vladimir Prus-3 wrote:
> matthias_0 wrote:
>> I try to compile boost using bjam and toolset=msvc-7.1. To comply with
>> the
>> rest of our libraries I need boost to build without the native wchar_t
>> type.
>> So far none of the solutions I have found seem to work
>> ("snative-wchar_t=off", "-sBUILD=<native-wchar_t>off")
>> In boost\tools\v2\tools\msvc.jam I found a line that adds /Zc:wchar_t to
>> the
>> CFLAGS. Removing that entry didn't help either.
> I imagine because native wchar_t is now the default -- you would have to
> replace
> that option with the one that explicitly calls for non-native wchar_t.

In VC 7.1 there is no explicit option to switch of native wchar_t (as
opposed to VC8 and newer, where a /Zc:wchar_t- exists). So as long as some
default mechanism in boost build adds the native wchar option, there is no
way to unset it, or is there?


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