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Subject: Re: [boost] Developing a (nearly new) library possibly to be proposed for Boost
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-11 00:04:16

On 2/10/2014 10:55 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 02/10/2014 04:48 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> On Windows I checked out 'develop' at the modular-boost level and
>> 'develop' at the Boost Build level. Then I re-ran .\bootstrap, deleted
>> my current boost sub-directory, then re-ran .\b2 headers. The result is
>> still hardlinks for individual files under the boost subdirectory. Did I
>> miss something ?
>> If I try 'mklink mylink bootstarp.log' I am successful so I definitely
>> have rights to creating a symbolic file link.
> Does the output include: - symlinks supported : yes?
> If you look at tools/build/src/tools/link.jam:190 ff.
> it should test if $(.can-symlink) first, and
> then $(.can-hardlink). Is that the case?
> (

You are correct. It is working with the latest 'develop'. The error was

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