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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] BB-on-Windows woes
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-18 15:04:56


On 10/18/2016 12:51 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> 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 ?

The order is important. boostbook must be
imported before the feature is used.
Most likely something else is also loading
boostbook in your linux setup.

> (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 ?)

Most people who build documentation put
using boostbook ;
in their user-config.jam which works because
user-config.jam is loaded before any Jamfile.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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