From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-05-18 10:26:05
On 2020-05-18 13:16, Alexander Grund via Boost wrote:
>>>>> As another note on that: I have a test to be run on windows only by
>>>>> <build>no <target-os>windows:<build>yes
>>>>> This now also breaks BJam as it sees a <build>no by the C++11
>>>>> requirements and a <build>yes by the above :(
>>>>> No idea how to solve that.
>>> This will get ugly here. I have 1 test which must only be build on
>>> Windows. ALL tests must only be build in C++11.
>>> Hence I would need to decorate _every_ test with the C++11
>>> requirement but that 1 test where I need to define a function that
>>> checks for the C++11 requirement _and_ if it is on Windows.
>> The requirements specified for the project are applied to all targets
>> in the Jamfile. So you can apply the C++11 requirement to the project
>> and the Windows requirement to that one test.
> This is what I'm already doing, see above.
> The problem is that the project-wide C++11 requirement yields <build>no
> while the windows requirement yields <build>yes which causes a conflict
> and a hard error in B2:
> The relevant line is this:
The problem is that you have <build>no and <build>yes at the same time
on Windows. The conditional rule I suggested would produce no additional
properties on Windows (so that the test builds, provided that it is not
disabled by other requirements) and <build>no on other target systems.
rule check-windows ( properties * )
local result ;
if ! <target-os>windows in $(properties)
result = <build>no ;
return $(result) ;
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