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Boost.Build

msvc toolset

Introduction

Boost.Build's msvc toolset supports the Microsoft Visual C++ command-line tools on Microsoft Windows. It supports any version of Visual C++, but in case you have more than one version of Visual C++ installed, and you want to use both, the additional vc7 toolset can be used for Visual C++ 7.0.

Configuration Variables

The msvc toolset responds to the following variables, which can be set in the environment or configured on the jam command-line using -sVARIABLE_NAME=value:
Variable Name Semantics Default Notes
MSVC_ROOT The path to the MSVC installation directory c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\VC98 If MSVCDir is set in the environment, the toolset will assume VCVARS32.BAThas already been called, and will ignore this variable.
VISUALC The path to the MSVC installation directory c:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual C++\VC98 If MSVCDir or MSVC_ROOT is set in the environment, the toolset will assume VCVARS32.BAThas already been called, and will ignore this variable.

Revised 14 May, 2002

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