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From: Michael Stevens (mail_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-16 12:46:58

On Thursday 16 June 2005 07:55, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> > Just stumbled across a fairly recently introduced bug. The latest HEAD
> > has problems with the following simple test case.
> >
> > lib lapack2 : : <name>lapackD <variant>debug : : ;
> > lib lapack2 : : <name>lapackR <variant>release : : ;
> >
> >
> > This is fine in itself. The problem only crops up when the 'intel'
> > toolset is used. i.e.
> > bjam intel
> >
> > Fails with the error
> > generators.jam:1079: in construct-really from module generators
> > error: Ambiguity found when searching for best transformation
> Yea. (Hint: if you get error in generators.jam, the --debug-generators
> option can provide interesting information).

I've marked this email for future reference.

> The reason for this error is that there are two generators that can handle
> the above. First is fully generic generator that just produces a target.
> Second is a generator intel-linux.searched-lib-generator that has some
> additional logic (having to do with library order of link line).
> Until recently, both generators were run. But they produced the same
> targets, so no ambiguity ware reported. I've recently changed the check so
> that whenever two generators can be run and both produce something, it's an
> error. That's what you see.
> I've just committed a patch that uses generators.override rule to specify
> that intel-linux.searched-lib-generator should be preferred over generic
> searched-lib-generator in all cases, so now only one generator is run, and
> everything should be OK. And I think it's a bit faster (tiny bit, but
> anyway).

Fix works fine for me.

> Thanks for the report!

Thanks for fixing!!



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