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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-12 10:23:29

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Thursday 04 August 2005 19:55, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Thanks. I think this sort of basic lack of configuration needs to
>> generate more user-friendly error messages, though! Can we detect it?
> I've change the code to produce this:
> error: unable to construct ./hello
> error: no generators were found for type 'EXE'
> error: and the requested properties
> error: make sure you've configured the needed tools
> See
> To debug this problem, try the --debug-generators option.


> BTW, I positively don't understand how you could get this error. If you don't
> have "using boostbook", then the "boostbook" rule should not be defined, and
> you'd get error much earlier.

I had "using docutils," and the HTML type was defined as part of
boostbook.jam, so...

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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