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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] removed files forcing rebuilding
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-25 05:34:14

On Thursday 16 July 2009 Jonathan Brannan wrote:

> I have been doing some restructuring on my files. When I rename or
> move directories, bjam does not recompile tests that depend on that
> file (due to it no longer existing where the source includes it). Is
> there someway to trigger a missing header to cause a rebuild?

Note at the present. Because bjam does "approximate" scanning for
header dependencies, it typically finds a superset of header sets,
therefore if it rebuilds if any discovered header is missing, it will
be rebuilding every time.

- Volodya

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