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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] BB-on-Windows woes
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-18 14:51:44

On 18.10.2016 14:09, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 10/18/2016 10:33 AM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>> To give my new code some cross-platform testing, I started up a Windows
>> 10 VM and tried executing `b2` there. Doing this in the Boost.Python's
>> 'doc/' directory (i.e., with this Jamfile:
>>, I get this
>> output:
>> Z:\projects\modular-boost\libs\python\doc>..\..\..\b2
>> Z:/projects/modular-boost/tools/build/src/build\feature.jam:326: in
>> validate-feature from module feature
>> error: unknown feature "<format>"
> The format feature is defined by boostbook.
> boostbook needs to have been imported somewhere
> for it to be usable.

Interesting. The existing Jamfile contains the "import boostbook ;" line
after the rule invocation causing the error. For some reason that works
on Linux, but apparently not on Windows. Why ?

(I'm also really confused that I'm the first one to see this error. Does
this indicate that no-one ever builds the documentation on Windows ?)


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