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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-27 16:10:55

alex76vs wrote:
> Should the build system warn if the same project name is used by more
> than one Jamfile?
> The location-independent target naming scheme (/project//target) picks
> the project with the given name that appeared in "build-project" last.
> Sometimes this gives "Unable to find file or target" error, but simply
> because the overriding project definition contains different targets.
> No other error or warning is provided. Is there a vaild use for
> duplicate project names?

Actually yet, but not with the way target paths are currently defined.
There is a plan to deal with resolving these conflicts. See the thread
for more information. Yes, the page will take a long time to load.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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