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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] more bjam questions
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-08 23:41:08


On 06/08/2017 04:07 PM, Stefan Seefeld via Boost-build wrote:
> Thanks for confirming that. It turns out I had not set the target's
> flags properly. Doing that reveals an issue, though:
> In a test case I have a dependency chain of NOTFILE targets, and even
> though I request them to be updated (and they are reported to be
> updated), no action / command is executed to update them. Debugging this
> reveals their "fate" variable is set to "STABLE". Any idea why that
> would happen ? What do I need to do to tell bjam a NOTFILE target needs
> to be updated ?

  NOTFILE targets typically need ALWAYS if they
have no dependencies. If they have dependencies,
then they will be updated only when the dependencies
are outdated.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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