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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] b2 headers cache
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-25 16:51:35

On 10/25/2018 12:39 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> On 10/25/2018 10:25 AM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
>> After moving some headers were moved from parameter to parameter_python
>> running 'b2 headers' gives:
>> error: Cannot create link boost\parameter\aux_\python\invoker.hpp to
>> libs\parameter_python\include\boost\parameter\aux_\python\invoker.hpp.
>> error: Link previously defined to another file,
>> libs\parameter\include\boost\parameter\aux_\python\invoker.hpp.
>> I then precede to delete all symlinks under boost\parameter but running
>> 'b2 headers' again gives the same error. This suggests that b2 headers
>> is cacheing some previously result somewhere. Is there a fix for this ?
> b2 is not caching anything. The problem is that both
> possible link targets exist in your directory structure.
> Possible causes:
> - You didn't update parameter after adding parameter_python.
> - You are on a branch which does not yet have parameter_python,
> but the library was not removed when you switched to that branch.
> - You checked out a revision of the superproject which is in
> an inconsistent state. (because changes that span repositories
> are not atomic).

Thanks, it is my error.

> In Christ,
> Steven Watanabe

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