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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-19 11:10:21

From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>

> I've recently wrote
> $(self.type) = $(type)
> and spend some time tracking this bug down. The problem is that
> expands to nothing, so this code just has no effect.
> Naturally, I've hacked the jam source to emit warning in this case and
now I
> wonder if this warning is reasonable. For me -- yes. However, we've a
> a places where this warning is emitted, for example feature.jam:150.
> Opinions?

Unfortunately, allowing an empty lhs seems much more Jam-ish to me. I don't
think we can change it lightly.



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