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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-12 16:10:36

João Abecasis wrote:
> 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
> smoothly.
> 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?

Hm, no. It should not consider that name a target. Could you post a bug
to the SF tracker about this, for future TODO and reference. Assign it
to me :-)

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