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From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-13 05:18:47

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Monday 13 November 2006 12:54, Johan Nilsson wrote:


>> I'm not so sure. In the general case I'd prefer error messages being
>> output and a summary error status returned from bjam. Still not
>> saying everything should stop though.
>> I realize that when by default building a large set of variants,
>> such as when invoking "bjam install" from boost root, the <build>no
>> feature would be very nice to use.
>> OTOH, what should happen if someone requested e.g.
>> bjam --toolset=msvc --threading=single --runtime-link=shared from
>> boost root? For this case it should definitely not silently generate
>> nothing, IMHO.
> Please check out the discussion Rene an I had in the "impossible
> features"
> thread. In the case of all errors, you'll still have the error
> message, and
> an error summary right at the end of output.

I'll check that out.

In the meantime a quick question; will bjam / Boost.Build also exit with
failure status in these cases?

/ Johan

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