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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-20 10:58:25

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> I'm having trouble making the docutils scanner work. It isn't
>> establishing the dependencies I expect. One problem, clearly, is that
>> I have the wrong regexp syntax. It doesn't support "\w" and that
>> doesn't mean what I thought (whitespace) in most regex languages.
>> However, when I fix the syntax, I still don't get the dependency
>> relationships I need. Which directory does it search for the
>> specified files when I use common-scanner?
> I just located at least one problem: my scanner patterns, which end
> with (.*), are matching the final newline,

Doesn't anyone think this is a bug, either in Boost.Build or in bjam?

> so the filenames found all have newlines in them.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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