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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-17 07:17:27

David Abrahams wrote:

> Actually I take advantage of the "2 targets bound to the same
> location" thing in testing.jam for expected failures:
> test -> <failed>foo -> <succeeded>foo -> sources
> The action for <failed>foo -> <succeeded>foo basically echoes
> something into foo, but only if building <succeeded>foo failed.

I don't understand how this works. Why this action will be run
only if building fails? Is this another dark corner in Jam?

- Volodya


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