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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] modular builds
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-04 11:37:13


On 05/04/2015 09:19 AM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 04/05/15 11:15 AM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> On 05/04/2015 08:58 AM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>>> 1) I have added a Jamroot file with a clone of the 'boost-install' rule
>>> from Boost's own Jamroot file.
>>> 2) I have modified the 'tag' rule in the Jamfile.v2 so it doesn't call
>>> Boost's 'tag' rule. As it requires the 'boostcpp' module, ...
>>> 3) ...I cloned the boostcpp.jam file from Boost.
>>> When I now run `bjam` (in boost.python/build), I get the error from the
>>> attached log. Any idea what may have gone wrong ?
>> boostcpp.jam uses features that were added
>> to Boost.Build in 1.58.
> If I download the sources of the release that correspond to the
> package installed on my system, and take its boostcpp.jam
> file instead of the one I just pulled from the current boost repo, can I
> expect that to work ?

That should fix this particular problem on your
system, but, if you do that, it might not
work correctly with 1.58.

> And in general, is what I'm trying to do making sense at all ? Or should
> I approach this differently ?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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