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Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] [testing] mpl/core tests not visible
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-14 02:55:03

On Saturday 13 September 2014 22:54:48 Belcourt, Kenneth wrote:
> No, this definitely worked fine before (i.e. worked without having to run
> 'b2 headers’). For example, the nightly testers (Sandia-darwin) only broke
> following the push to MPL because they always start from a clean directory
> with nothing checked out or installed. Since the nightly testers don’t run
> ‘b2 headers’, that means that b2 was able to correctly install the headers
> needed to build process_jam_log during the testing process. The ability to
> correctly install the headers for the targets being built is what’s
> currently broken, unless someone does a ‘b2 headers’ first to install
> everything.
> So I think we need to revert the MPL change unless we can figure out how to
> fix it. I agree there’s a workaround by installing all the headers with
> ‘b2 headers' but we broke major functionality in b2 with this commit,
> yikes!

I don't see how rearranging some headers in MPL could have broken Boost.Build,
unless it was broken before and worked incidentally. IMHO, reverting the
change is not the fix, it might cover the problem at the very best. You can
try it locally on the testing machine to see if it really helps.

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