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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [git] genrating forward headers
From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-19 05:17:16

On 07/19/2013 03:26 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> Bjørn Roald <bjorn <at>> writes:
>> On 07/17/2013 03:19 PM, Jürgen Hunold wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Ok, had a shot at this. Applied the patches to the latest at GitHub.
> Can we please get these patches applied to trunk?
> As long as they have to be applied by hand, that limits use to a tiny
> handful of people. We need these in trunk as soon as possible so they can
> propagate to modular-boost.
> Once that is done, the number of eyes looking at and testing the
> modular-boost conversion will go up a lot, and that will flush out bugs much
> faster.

Agree, someone please get this into trunk. The patches I used are
attached here:

The problem with execute bit on the unix shell scripts need to be fixed
in conversion I guess. In the meantime the following steps on Linux
allow testing:

chmod 775 tools/build/v2/engine/
./b2 headers

Note I have not tested on windows.


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