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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-04 14:00:45

"Aleksey Gurtovoy" <alexy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Folks,
> To elaborate -- currently bjam doesn't output failed/skipped targets that
> don't have associated actions. In cases when this happens, it makes the
> task of using bjam log to reengineer the dependency chain (the task of
> "process_jam_log" executable) impossible. A particular instance of this
> situation can be observed in the current Boost.Python tests.

I don't understand why a core bjam change was neccessary. Seems to
me you could just add an empty action for the rule in question.


Dave Abrahams
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