From: David Deakins (ddeakins_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-10 16:52:55
Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>> Markus Schöpflin wrote:
>>> I just noted the following lines in the bjam.log created by the
>>> Skipping build: <build>no in common properties
>>> error: Unable to find file or target named
>>> error: '/boost/thread//boost_date_time'
>>> error: referred from project at
>>> error: '../libs/wave/test/build'
>> I just realized that the above error blocks regression tests
>> from running.
>> I checked in a change to libs/wave/test/build/Jamfile.v2
>> which hopefully fixes the problem.
> Doh! Copy and paste error (I shouldn't do 'quick' workarounds late in the
> evening...)! Thanks Markus!
> Regards Hartmut
It looks like the change is not completely resolving the issue. We are
still getting an error message here that is preventing all tests from
error: Unable to find file or target named
error: referred from project at
I have attached a patch for libs/wave/build/Jamfile.v2 that appears to
resolve the problem (at least it does on our test system). If someone
could apply it, that would be appreciated.
In the bigger picture, it looks like this shows a vulnerability in the
test system, since any error of this type within any jamfile in boost
can prevent all regression tests from being run. Ideally, this kind of
jamfile error would only prevent the associated library from running its
tests (or libraries that are dependent on it). In practice though, it
seems like it would be difficult to get that kind of behavior from bjam,
at least with the way the tests are currently structured.
--- Jamfile.v2 (revision 39890)
+++ Jamfile.v2 (working copy)
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
for local source in $(SOURCES)
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