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From: Michael Stevens (Michael.Stevens_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-15 01:23:51

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
> > Michael Stevens <Michael.Stevens_at_[hidden]> writes:
> [....]
> > > Building with "bjam -d2 debug-AA" in the project root show the
> problem.
> > > The variant property <define>AA is not propogated to the "b" project.
> > > Interestingly if the same command is executed with the current
> directory
> > > set to "b" then it does get the property!
> >
> > What happens when you swap the order of the two lines in the root
> > Jamfile?
> >
> > I am guessing this is a result of being insufficiently lazy when
> > reading Jamfiles.
> That's actualy known bug:
> and the "attachments" has a testcase which is precisely what precisely
> what
> Michael reports. In fact, the bug was files when he first reported
> the bug.

Wow I am repeating my own bug reports. I really must have a bad memory!
The bug report was still on my TODO list twice.

Dave's suggested swap of the "variant" and "build-project" definitions
doesn't effect the bug. Then again by the sounds of things you already
have a very good idea why it is occuring.

Sorry I could not fix it myself. Good luck,


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