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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [boost] b2 headers is unreliable on 1.56 on Windows
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-30 12:09:35

Hi Niall,

Am Mittwoch, 30. Juli 2014, 16:49:37 schrieb Niall Douglas:
> Anyone else found that b2 headers in 1.56 randomly misses things to
> hard link on Windows?

Already reported by Eric in

> If you run it four or five times it eventually
> hard links everything through monte-carlo, but it is a bit annoying.

See my reply in for
more details.

> It seems that the hardlinks for the directories created in the first run are
> replaced with new directories containing file hardlinks in the second run.
> This sometimes fails horrible.

The first run creates all files. The next runs create a big pile...

I send this to the Boost.Build mailing list too.
As 1.56.0 should come with pregenerated headers, this should not be a



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