Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Anyone know what's up with bug #7212?
From: Jurko GospodnetiÄ (jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-24 12:26:14
> Someone is getting an error out of bjam on Linux:
> /tools/build/v2/kernel/modules.jam:326: in boost-build import error: length of source and target rule name lists don't match!
I remember someone once asking me about something like this - here's
a response I gave them in a personal e-mail message (never got any
response back nor did I see him post a question to any of the Boost
>> I have used the following commands to install Boost but i am
>> getting the following error :-
>> [priyanka_at_NGS boost_1_50_0]$ ./bootstrap.sh
>> Building Boost.Build engine with toolset gcc...
>> Detecting Python version... 2.7
>> Detecting Python root... /usr
>> [priyanka_at_NGS boost_1_50_0]$ ./bjam --prefix= /~/Downloads
>> link=static runtime-link=static stage install
>> in boost-build
>> import error: length of source and target rule name lists don't
>> source: peek poke record-binding
>> target: modules.peek
>> /home/priyanka/Downloads/boost_1_50_0/boost-build.jam:17: in
>> module scope
> And I really do not know how this happened at your site. I checked
> the source code lines listed in your error report and in modules.jam
> there is the following:
> local globalize = peek poke record-binding ;
> IMPORT modules : $(globalize) : : modules.$(globalize) ;
> which expands to:
> IMPORT modules : peek poke record-binding : : modules.peek
> modules.poke modules.record-binding ;
> In your case something seems to cause this to expand to:
> IMPORT modules : peek poke record-binding : : modules.peek ;
> Try adding some ECHO statements there like:
> ECHO /$(globalize)/ ;
> ECHO /modules.$(globalize)/ ;
> and see what you get.
Hopefully someone that can reproduce this issue can report back here
with some more information, otherwise, I do not see what to do about
this. I just added a comment to that effect to ticket #7212 as well.
Hope this helps.
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