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From: Daniel Einspanjer (deinspanjer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-03 10:29:43

I mentioned this on an old thread, but I am afraid it might be buried and
not noticed so I decided to write up a new description of the problem.

Using CVS HEAD of BB and intel-linux 8 toolset, prebuilt <file> targets
cause BB to fail stating there is an ambiguity between the intel generator
and the builtin one.

Vlad fixed this a while back for <name>ed system libraries by adding a
generators.override to the searched-lib-generator.

There is another line just above that fix that states:
    generators.override builtin.lib-generator : intel-linux.prebuilt ;

And I am wondering if it might be a typo. Shouldn't it be:
    generators.override builtin.prebuilt : intel-linux.prebuilt ;

I have attached a modifed version of the Jamroot from the
"examples/libraries" example that demonstrates the problem.
If you perform a "bjam fubar" to create the .a file then "bjam app2" to try
to link against it you should get the ambiguity error.
Changing the line above fixes that but I don't know if it might cause
trouble elsewhere (Although I haven't seen such trouble so far).


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