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Subject: Re: [boost] bjam in lib/<x>/test is equivalent to
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-05 11:49:24

On 11/5/2010 10:32 AM, Jim Bell wrote:
> On 1:59 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> On 11/4/2010 12:31 PM, Jim Bell wrote:
>>> To make your own script to rebuild/rerun a particular test, run bjam
>>> with -d+2 (i.e., -d2) and direct the output to a file. Then copy the
>>> compile& link commands out of that file.
>> Or you could just run: cd libs/<x>/test ; bjam -a<name-of-the-test>
>> Doing a "bjam -h" or "bjam --help" will point to other useful switches.
> Let's say you're troubleshooting a thread library problem that only
> shows itself during an asio test.
> Can you make changes to a thread file (e.g,
> libs/thread/src/win32/thread.cpp), then re-run bjam in libs/asio/test
> with the appropriate -a flag, and have your thread change be picked up?
> I.e, boost thread library rebuilt, app rebuilt, app re-run.

Yes. Boost Build does full dependency analysis. Assuming the dependency
on ASIO is setup for Threads. Which would be a bug onto itself ;-) Of
course if you've been around here long enough you must know that the
dependency scanning is not perfect, and it is confused by things like PP
generated include names. Which are common when using Boost PP for code

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