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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [git] genrating forward headers
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-17 09:19:03

Hi Bjørn,

On Tuesday, 16. July 2013 14:58:25 Bjørn Roald wrote:
> I am trying the patches for b2 support of generating forward headers.
> Latest post on this I found was:
> As conversion to git is up and running again, this need some care and I
> intended to do some testing to attempt to get the
> process steps working
> smoothly.
> The patches I have is derived from Jürgen's patches here:

Ah, yes. Those are earlier than Steven changes.

> I can not figure out what to put as the missing "ps" or "what" required
> parameter here, if anything. Are there some additional changes or later
> patches I need?

Yes. Please find my last attempt attached.

boost_root.diff for the master repository
boost_build.diff for the change to Boost.Build

This should enable "b2 headers" for symlink generation. Building Boost
libraries was fine, too. Never figured out why building the regression tests
failed mysteriously.

Hope this helps,



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