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Subject: Re: [boost] [Release] Boost 1.70.0 Beta 1 Release Candidate 2
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-10 00:01:28


On 3/9/19 4:54 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> > *  Can't create libraries for bzip2 and zlib (showstopper? anyone
>> else > seeing this?)
>> I can replicate this.  It happens because of Peter's refactoring of
>> the install rule.  Each project is now expected to provide install and
>> stage targets, but zlib and bzip2 do not have this. As a result, they
>> get skipped by the overall install.
> This doesn't sound good, if I understand correctly. zlib.jam is part of
> Boost.Build and it's not supposed to depend on tools/boost_install.

Yep. I think we can solve this be having the IOStreams
Jamfile pass zlib to boost_install. I'll need to make
sure that it safely turns into a no-op if zlib is not
being built from source.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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