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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [boost] [release] Boost 1.67.0 Beta 1 Release Candidate 1
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-03-11 14:33:59

On 11.03.2018 09:59, Daniel James wrote:
> On 11 March 2018 at 13:27, Stefan Seefeld via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I wonder whether anyone from the Boost.Build project would be able to
>> comment, and can explain the error message.
>> It's true I relatively recently added
>> but I don't see how this could cause the observed error (which doesn't
>> seem to be about a failed Python detection, but about an internal
>> Boost.Build error (to detect the `python.python_for_extensions` rule).
>> I can't reproduce the problem myself. From the generated output it seems
>> as if passing `--without-python` would suppress the failure, but that
>> hadn't been necessary before, or has it ?
> If it wasn't clear, I found that commit by moving python to a
> different directory so that boost build wouldn't find it, then running
> the build with different versions of the boost python module. Before
> the commit there would be a warning about python, but no error. After
> that commit the build would fail with an error.
> My guess is that 'python_for_extensions' is only defined when python
> is installed, and the old 'rule lib_boost_python ( version )' would
> only process its requirements as needed, if python wasn't installed,
> the build would be cancelled and it wouldn't be run. But perhaps the
> requirements for 'lib boost_python' are always processed, whether or
> not python is installed.

Oh. In that case
may be the solution ?


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