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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-28 04:09:20

Hi Kirill,

> I've just come across an alias rule limitation -- it does not copy
> usage-requirements. For example, suppose I have thirdparty library
> declaring two libs -- util and main. main has a usage-requirement
> <library>util. Now if I will declare an alias for main it will not
> copy usage-requirement, hence it will not work as an alias.
> Not sure what is the right way to fix it, since not all targets have
> usage-requirements...

I believe this bug was fixed just now. Could you wait for my changes to appear
in tools/build/v2/build/alias.jam and test if they indeed work? I've comitted
a test with a fix, but maybe your use case is more contrived than my test.

- Volodya


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