From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-13 05:53:49
On Monday 13 November 2006 13:18, Johan Nilsson wrote:
> 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?
Yes, and it's also discussed in that thread.
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