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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-21 03:15:55

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hello,
> jam now is quite benign toward binding several targets to the same location.
> In general, this cannot be made error. However, suppose that two targets are
> bound to the same location via LOCATE variable. For me, this looks like 100%
> error, and I'd like to be reported as such, or at least become warning. In
> Boost.Jam, such warning/error can be trivially added.
> Is this desire resonable? Or there are valid use cases where two targets are
> bound to the same location via LOCATE?

Yep, check out
c:/boost/tools/build/test/testing-primitives/bootstrap.jam or
failed-test-file in tools/build/testing.jam.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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