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Subject: [Boost-build] bjam is not updating all targets
From: Nogradi, Chris (Chris.Nogradi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-09 11:22:29

Hello, I have a problem that I was hoping someone with experience could help me debug. The issue is that some targets are not built. In the example output below, I am specifying the final target (formal) to build on the command line. It appears to find it and correctly calculate the targets to update but it does not update 10 of them and there are not failures. If I reissue the bjam command again after the first attempt, it correctly builds the last 10. Any ideas?

$ bjam.exe -j8 formal release
...found 2632 targets...
...updating 158 targets...


...updated 148 targets...

When the same command is issued again:

$ bjam.exe -j8 formal release
...found 2632 targets...
...updating 10 targets...


...updated 10 targets...

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