From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-17 08:16:53
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> 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?
Because I label <succeeded>foo with FAIL_EXPECTED
> Is this another dark corner in Jam?
It's a Boost.Jam extension...
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