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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Error message could stand improvement:-)
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-18 11:45:30

On 08/16/2014 03:07 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> I messed up a change yesterday to status/Jamfile.v2. It has since been fixed. "libs/endian" should have been "libs/endian/test".
> The error message was:
> error: Unable to find file or target named
> error: '../libs/endian/'
> error: referred to from project at
> error: '.'
> That last line would have been much more helpful if it had shown the path to the directory, or better yet the path to Jamfile.v2 file.

It's possible to do so - i.e. use absolute path, as opposed to relative. Won't it make errors somewhat long in
some cases though?

> Should I open a ticket for this?

Probably not, I can fix this quickly when we agree on details.


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