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From: Tobias Schwinger (tschwinger_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-17 17:57:06

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Tobias Schwinger wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> Thanks for tracking this down, Volodya!
>>> Tobias, what's going on here? Can you fix it?
>> I think it might be fixed on the trunk, already. That is, the targets
>> are all /explicit/ now so the problems should be gone. I consider myself
>> a "basic user" of Boost.Build however, so maybe Volodya should take a
>> second look and possibly give me some hints for further improvements :-).
> 'explicit' will cause those targets not to build for regular install,
> so it will fix the problem.
> There's one issue though -- I think that 'function_types' will still
> appear in output of
> bjam --show-libraries
> in boost root. That is supposed to give the list of buildable libraries,
> and since function_types does not really buildable/installable.
> We probably can either move that Jamfile somewhere else
> (say, build/util/Jamfile) and add a comment to the Jamfile that is
> requires Wave built and installed, and that Jamfile is for maintaining
> the library, or we can teach top-level Jamroot to ignore this Jamfile.
> I'd suspect moving it is better, it reduces a potential for confusion.

Understood, thanks.

What are the top-level scripts globbing for?

When I rename the 'build' directory to 'preprocess' all problems are
gone and I could also remove the 'explicit's, right?

In that case, would it be possible to trigger the Wave tool to be built


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