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From: Khassapov, Alex (Alex.Khassapov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-10 22:44:53

Thanks Volodya.

So if rules from Jambase are not used, then how does it work? What
rules does it use?

-----Original Message-----
From: boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]
[mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Vladimir Prus
Sent: Friday, 11 January 2008 9:02 AM
To: boost-build_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Rules for .y and .C files

Khassapov, Alex wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm new to bjam, so need some help!
> I have files in the project with .y and .C (capital C) extensions and
> when I try to do the build, I get the errors like this:
> error: target { date_text2triple.y. } has no type

You need to enable bison support, by adding

  using bison ;

to your user-config.jam.

> What I don't understand - looking at Jambase, the rule Object should
> handle both file types automatically.
> I also added printouts in all rules in Jambase and found that only a
> rules are used (i.e. boost-build and
> find-to-root), but the rest isn't.

Right, most of them were used in Classic Jam, but when you're using
Boost.Build, they are not used.

- Volodya

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