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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] 'Run' rule output
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-08 18:32:12

On 12/8/2010 4:51 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> At Tue, 07 Dec 2010 20:46:10 -0500,
> Edward Diener wrote:
>> For the 'run' rule, there is an .run output file, which appears to be
>> the same as the .output output file. What is its purpose ?
> I think it's part of the dependency mechanism that keeps tests from
> running twice, but it's been a *long* time since I wrote that so I may
> not remember.

Evidently then it has no real importance to the end-user. It appears it
is just the .output an .test output files that matter.

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