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Ticket #4111 (new Feature Requests)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 13 days ago

Support for windmc tool

Reported by: andysem Owned by: vladimir_prus
Milestone: Boost 1.44.0 Component: build
Version: Boost 1.42.0 Severity: Problem
Keywords: mc windmc Cc:

Description

It would be good if Boost.Build recognized the windmc tool that is available for MinGW and Cygwin toolsets. The documentation mentions[1] the mc-compiler feature that is supposed to alleviate the problem, but apparently this option doesn't work.

[1] http://www.boost.org/doc/tools/build/doc/html/bbv2/reference/tools.html

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mc.jam.patch Download (858 bytes) - added by andysem 4 years ago.
A patch to enable mc-compiler feature.

Change History

Changed 4 years ago by andysem

A patch to enable mc-compiler feature.

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by andysem

The patch I attached does not detect the current toolset and thus does not automatically select the right message compiler for MinGW and Cygwin. I couldn't figure out how to do that.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by andysem

Ugh, it looks like the patch broke compilation with MSVC.

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by anonymous

I had to add "import mc;" in "tools\build\v2\tools\gcc.jam"...

comment:4 Changed 13 days ago by vaffa@…

It seems that even after four (4) years this patch still not included??

It seems that it is still needed:http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_55_0/libs/log/doc/html/log/installation.html

Why does Boost.Build does not recognize MinGW windmc tool, why the mc-compile feature (http://www.boost.org/doc/tools/build/doc/html/bbv2/reference/tools.html) still not working and why this patch is not implemented at least it is not in Boost 1.55.

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