From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-23 08:37:21
Daniel Schlyder <daniel_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Sorry, I promise not to make a habit of replying to myself. :)
> Daniel Schlyder:
>> David Abrahams:
>>> Daniel Schlyder <daniel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> mingw_gcc = mingw gcc ;
>>>> debug_release = debug release ;
>>> But this is illegal bjam syntax, so I'm utterly confused. Did you
>>> really copy this out of your Jamfile?
>> Not as confused as I am. I did indeed copy it out of my Jamfile and I works
>> with v1 ("bjam -v" outputs "Boost.Jam Version 3.1.9. OS=NT").
> Just to make 100% sure: I presumed you meant it's the use of variables inside
> "<>" that is illegal syntax.
No I did not. I meant that a string like
not preceded by a rule name or followed by a semicolon is illegal.
> I haven't defined the variables in a target's requirements argument
> (they're defined in Jamrules, actually).
What you posted appears to be an incomplete program fragment.
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