From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-19 11:09:34
[2002-11-19] Vladimir Prus wrote:
>Rene Rivera wrote:
>> In trying to learn things, and work towards the rest of the
>> implementation, I decide to implement a "symlink" target (code attached).
>That's extremely cool! It's great that you've learned enought to write this
>> Everything works great so far, execpt for one thing... Indicating a
>> variant doesn't work as I'd expect it. For example this:
>> symlink hello-link : hello/<variant>release ;
>> Selects "gcc/release/debug-symbols-on/optimization-off/hello", not what I
>> might expect "gcc/release/hello".
>> Am I doing this incorrectly?
>No, you're doing this right!
>> Or is that part not implemented yet?
>It's supposed to be implemented. When I run
> bjam -n release hello
>I see "gcc/release/hello" created, so the example you give is a bug.
>I'll take a look at it ASAP, but I have some terrible PhD exam tomorrow
>and don't know a bit about differential equations, so might have the time
>only after I pass it.
I have vague memories of diff equations ;-) ... No hurry on this. Now that I
know it's a bug I'll do some investigation on my own, and learn more.
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