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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-06 09:56:40

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > When "using msvc : 6.5 ;" is specified and msvc.jam is changed as shown
>> > below, I still get reasonable setup string for both linker and compiler.
>> Well, I don't know; it seems to be working for me now.
>> However, I'm getting this, and I don't know how to interpret it:
>> dependency_test : Expected nothing more, but got the following:
>> Added files : []
>> Removed files : []
>> Modified files: ['bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.exp', 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.lib']
>> Touched files : []
>> Added files : []
> ...
>> Why are there two sets of "Added files", etc.?
> For a simple reason. The 'expect_nothing_more' finds some changes, prints
> self.unexpected_difference and calls self.fail_test. The latter prints all
> the differences in the last run. I believe you've added this functionality
> some time ago. Maybe, extra explanation line before the second output
> would have helped.

OK, I fixed that and got past dependency_test. However, it appears
that the problem with setup not getting called for the MSVC link
command is back. You can see it yourself by doing

bjam -n msvc-6.5

in the direct-request-test directory.

Dave Abrahams
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