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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [git] genrating forward headers
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-24 19:28:28


On 07/24/2013 03:47 PM, Bjørn Roald wrote:
> in Jamroot we can build libraries from top level and run individual
> tests, but we are not able to run b2 in the status folder for regress
> test. Steven suggested to use dependency, and changing the above to
> alias headers : : <dependency>$(all-headers)-headers
> <dependency>numeric-$(numeric-headers)-headers : : <include>. ;
> #explicit headers ;
> That fixes the problem in the status folder, but that breaks the build
> in the top catalog. So we are stuck and don't really know how best to
> proceed.

I think I know how to fix this. I'll try to
take a look tonight.

> I have done a little bit of testing the last few days, an ugly
> work-around that kind of works for me was to have both aliases, where I
> just renamed one to headers-a. I think this may be tweaked to niceness
> on the front end, but probably a lot better ways ;-)

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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