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From: Schnyder Franz (fschnyder_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-25 14:41:10

Hi Volodya,

> BTW, in future it's good idea to include a project on which your problem
> reproduces. With this specific problem I've guessed the problem, but it might
> not work the next time.


> Here's the problem: in implementation of install rule, file stage.jam, rule
> copy-file has this code:
> new-a = [ new action $(source) : common.copy : $(properties) ] ;
> local source-root = [ $(properties).get <install-source-root> ] ;
> The problem is that 'actualize' method of the 'action' class has default
> behaviour of getting scanner for each source target (depending on type), and
> using that scanner. That's a bug, it was supposed that "install" don't scan
> header dependencies.
> The fix and a test are in CVS now. I attach a patch for your reference -- I
> hope you'll be able to adjust your own code to avoid reinstrumentation when
> header changes.

Thanks a lot for your help. This solved my problem.

- Franz

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