Boost logo

Boost-Build :

Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Unable to find file or target error
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-15 11:02:27


Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> I am getting
> error: Unable to find file or target named
> error: '/re/gl//gl_lidar_simulator'
> error: referred from project at
> error: '.'
> I understand the error, but I don't understand why I'm getting it. In
> my project tree, I do have /re/gl and it does have a
> gl_lidar_simulator target. Also, I have an identical situation
> elsewhere in the project tree: /re/maya//whatever, and it works fine.

How is re/gl defined? If you just have
project /re/gl ; in its Jamfile, then it won't
be found unless the Jamfile is loaded.

Does it help if you have:

use-project /re/gl : path/to/directory ;

> How does bjam reach the conclusion that it can't find a target? Is
> there a debug option I can use to trace what's going on?


In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at