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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-04 10:55:51

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wednesday 03 August 2005 22:32, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Does anyone know what might be causing this?
>> bjam --v2 msvc-7.1 html
>> ...
>> c:/boost/tools/build/v2/build\targets.jam:1245: in construct from module
>> object(typed-target)@25 error: unable to construct ./standalone
> In most cases this means there's no generator that can do anything about the
> target. Do you have "using boostbook ; " and the like?

Duh, no I don't!

> You can try the --debug-generators option to figure out what's going on.

I did that, and it gave lots of warnings about trying to invoke empty

> FWIW, with up-to-date CVS, running "bjam --v2" in "more/whos_using" works for
> me, with the following user-config.jam part:
> using boostbook
> : /home/ghost/Store/docbook/xsl
> : /home/ghost/Store/docbook/dtd
> ;
> using doxygen ;

Thanks. I think this sort of basic lack of configuration needs to
generate more user-friendly error messages, though! Can we detect it?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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