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From: João Abecasis (jpabecasis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-12 15:38:43

Hi everyone!

Playing around with BB and bjam I came across and odd behaviour with the
-f option. This option allows one to override the built-in Jambase file
with a custom one.

When I run 'bjam -ffile', that is without intervening spaces, as
documented in --help-usage, bjam will pick file and everything runs

If, however, I run it as 'bjam -f file', with a space between, bjam will
still pick up the file argument appropriately, only this will confuse
boost-build into believing file is actually a target to build, thus
putting aside other targets:

> bjam
     ...found 187 targets...
> bjam -f Jambase
     ...found 2 targets...

Is this intended?

Best regards,


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