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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-24 09:16:47

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> This requires that we be able to update some targets before we've
>>> finished reading all Jamfiles, and is not supported at the moment.
>> Is it a bad idea to think about using a recursive bjam invocation for
>> this sort of thing? That is, could invoke bjam to
>> update the target associated with have_dlopen.
> This is possible, but I'm concerned about performance implications of this.
> It's quite feasible to have 100, or 200 tests, running separate bjam for
> each one might be too slow.

You could run one bjam for all the tests

> Maybe updating targets in the middle will be easier.

Maybe; seems dicey to me.

Dave Abrahams
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