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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-26 00:47:28

Hi Liam,

> I'm interested in using bjam's new (or newish, I don't know, I'm new to
> jam itself) SHELL builtin rule.
> I'm using bjam as jam (so without the BoostBuild functionality), and I
> find that the jam v1 compatibility rules overwrite the SHELL builtin
> with the Shell rule for dealing with shell scripts.
> I'm able to access the builting if I use
> jam -f someotherfile.jam
> but then I loose all of the Jambase rules, which I'm not eager to do.
> Is there any way to "undefine" a rule? Or is there a way to indicate
> that I want a builtin, and not any local redefinition of the rule?

I'm afraid I don't know any way. You probably have to hack on Jambase and
remove the "Shell" rule there.


Vladimir Prus
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