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Subject: Re: [boost] Stop on first error
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-17 15:22:29

Juergen Hunold wrote:

> Hi Volodya,
> On Saturday 14 March 2009, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> While experienced users might prefer being able to kick a build, go
>> to lunch, and then fix a couple of failures in the middle of the
>> build, ordinary users don't like it so much. So, how about we do what
>> the rest of the world does, and stop build of C++ Boost on the first
>> error?
> Please don't change this.
> Or at least provide a ways to configure the default in user-config/site-
> config.jam.
> It was/is annoying to have to remember to type "make -i" when hunting
> errors or doing massive refactorings.
> It is one of the features I like on (b)jam :-))
> Especially if you use a build farm and don't have to wait over lunch
> ;-))

This will be configurable, of course, and you will be able to specify the
option in *-config.jam files. I might not even change the default.

- Volodya

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