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Subject: Re: [boost] Builds from boost/status fail early?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-27 21:36:07


On 10/27/2018 03:20 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> James E. King III wrote:
>> Where do we run boost builds in boost/status in CI?  Should have
>> caught this earlier.
> The whole `status` is way too expensive for CI, so the superproject runs
> it with `b2 -n` to catch Jamfile errors (this would have caught your
> problem, but it doesn't show up there - for some reason $(dll-export)
> seems to be missing in your case, but it's there on develop. It's
> probably something in your local copy.)

It's not even that it's missing. It has to be defined
and hold an empty string to cause this. I just don't
see how this is possible.

> The superproject also runs a "quick" status, which consists of going
> through the test Jamfiles and running the `quick` target, if they have
> one. (`run quick.cpp ;` usually.) But not many projects have these,
> because I haven't advertised this. :-)

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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