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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-10 10:55:06

[2003-01-10] Vladimir Prus wrote:

>Say I have this jamfile
> exe hello : hello.cpp ;
> stage store : hello d/1 ;
>and "d/1" is just plain file (not main target). The invocation of "bjam"
>common.copy store/d/1
>cp: cannot create regular file `store/d/1': No such file or directory
> cp d/1 store/d/1
>Before fixing it, I'd like to ask what the semantic should be?
>1. Should we create "store/d/1", or
>2. Should we create "store/1"
>Any ideas? For my use case (putting all binaries and some other files in
>dir), the second case would work. For another use case (installing into a
>global location), I explicitly specify what to put in each installation
>directory, so the second case is OK too.

V1 does the second case. And I just don't see the utility of doing the first
case. After all it's creating the "store" stage directory not the "store/d"
stage directory.

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