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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] stage.install problems
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-06 12:22:20

On Friday 06 February 2009 18:23:04 Johnny Stucklen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a bit of problem using stage.install to stage binaries and
> libraries in a project I'm working on. My basic problem is that I can't
> reliably install all libraries dependencies for the binaries in the project
> from the default build directory hierarchy (e.g.,
> LIBNAME/gcc-default/debug/threading-multi ...). I realize there is an
> <install-dependencies> feature on stage.install that handles just this
> problem, but I'm running into the same problem I've seen posted previously
> on this and other lists...enabling that for the binaries leads to bjam
> never returning (I'm assuming it's due to the number of dependencies).

Before we get to carried away with debugging details -- did you try the
SVN HEAD version of Boost.Build -- it is supposed to have this issue
fixed. You can get a nightly build at

Alternatively, here's the patch that should fix this:


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