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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-29 00:50:38

Kirill Lapshin wrote:

> > 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.
> Unfortunately it is still failing for me. I grabbed alias.jam 1.9 from
> cvs and copied it over M8 install, is it sufficient to pick up your
> changes?

I don't think so. The change itself was a really quick, but it depended of
some refactorings.

> BTW: is sourceforge clock off by week? rev 1.9 reads "Allow alias to
> have usage-requirements" which seems to be the correct rev, but date is
> 2003/10/21.

Oh... that's really old revision which fixes a different problem. The fix was
made in 1.10.

> Maybe the problem is in my use case. I have a thirdparty library with
> jamfile, in my project I have
> use-project /otherlib : blah-blah ;
> alias foo : /otherlib/lib ;
> No, if I refer to lib via /otherlib/lib it works fine, but if refer to
> it as foo, it fails because usage-requirements were not copied over.
> I don't have time to prepare a test case at the moment, and it is not
> urgent by any means. I will try to look into it sometime later.

Okay. I think M9 is really close now, and maybe I'll release a preview
version, at which time you can look again without all those SF troubles.

- Volodya


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