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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] allowing targets to fail
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-31 17:35:22


On 03/31/2017 11:14 AM, Stefan Seefeld via Boost-build wrote:
> Ah, interesting ! So this provides a mechanism to capture a target's
> result while still letting if fail. But it seems this comes at a price:
> To be able to capture results of individual target builds, I need to
> submit them individually (via "UPDATE_NOW"), which precludes
> parallelization.
> If I submit multiple targets at once, I only get the overall success
> back. Correct ?

  Yep. As a workaround, you can batch them, and
then call UPDATE_NOW again individually to get
the results. UPDATE_NOW never tries to build
any target more than once, no matter how many times
it is called from the same b2 process.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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