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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Bjam Update error in actualize?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-02 16:42:11


On 06/02/2014 02:31 PM, Kcarr wrote:
> I have found the cause of my problem but I am unsure of what it was added.
> In 1.54 in the virtual-target.jam file in the rule actualize-location
> (target) there was an added check at the beginning for scanner-target.
> if $(self.action) &&* ! $(is-scanner-target)*
> This new code causes LOCATE var to never be set. <snip>
> <snip>
> This seems to be a bug in the new build with using LOCATE in the symlink.jam
> file when it shouldnt be used and instead SEARCH var should be used. But
> again I am not sure, there seems to be more to it.

Right. Can you create a ticket at
It should actually check both SEARCH and LOCATE

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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