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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-26 11:27:32

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Monday 23 January 2006 18:28, Mark Evans wrote:
>> I'm trying to sprout some wings in using and extending bb2 to support a new
>> toolset. Setting -d5 on the bjam command line produces a ton of output.
>> Is there a way to enable/disable tracing within the jam code itself at the
>> point where I want to see what is going on under the covers?
> No, it's not possible to change debug level from withing Jam code. You can
> either use high-level debug output: the --debug-building and
> --debug-generators command line options, or put some ECHO statements to the
> code.

FWIW, I've wanted that capability. I even suggested that I could
build a debugger into bjam, but that idea was generally shot down as
not worth the effort.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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