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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] No best alternative...
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-29 14:41:18


william.crocker_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Hello:
> Sorry to bother you all, but I am not getting very far.
> I have learned to use the original jam system and am now
> trying to upgrade to bjam.
> I get the following error (No best alternative) and any
> help would be appreciated.
> Bill
> ---------------------------
> >cat ../boost-build.jam
> <snip>
> >cat jamroot.jam
> lib usl : [ glob *.cpp ] ;

Hmm. Works for me.

> >bjam
> error: No best alternative for ./usl
> next alternative: required properties: (empty)
> matched
> next alternative: required properties: (empty)
> matched
> ...found 1 target...
There should only be one alternative.

What svn revision are you using?

Can you apply the attached patch and post the output from your small
test case?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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