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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-14 08:38:52

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> > So, it seems that bjam gets confused when it is executed on a non-root
> > directory. It doesn't seem to matter how I initiate the build; that
> > is, I can request the target via its 'use-project' name or its fully
> > qualified's doesn't seem to matter.
> >
> > Is this a known bug? Or am I perhaps doing something wrong?
> Hi Austin,
> this is not a known bug and I cannot reproduce it locally. Could you take a
> small project on which the problem is seen, pack it, and sent it to me, so
> that I can reproduce?

So that everybody knows: Austin has send me a testcase and it turns out
there's a bug in NORMALIZE_PATH builtin. When passed


it does not simplify this path, whereas it should return "." I'm about to fix
this tomorrow.

- Volodya

P.S. Never knew normalizing paths is *that* tricky.


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