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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-25 13:54:04

On Monday 20 November 2006 18:58, David Abrahams wrote:
> 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?

Smells like a bug -- but I never understood what specific flavour of regex
bjam implements. Can you file a bug?


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