Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Fwd: [C++-sig] bjam invocation error "rule copyright unknown in module man"
From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-02-03 02:03:07
On 2/2/19 7:52 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> On 2/2/19 6:42 PM, Larry Evans via Boost-build wrote:
>> So, I'd guess I'm using an old b2; however, I just did the install as
>> instructed here:
>> and provided a symlink to the b2 executable:
>> evansl_at_lje-DL:~/bin$ ln -s
>> and my PATH includes ~/bin.
>> When I did the ./bootstrap.sh, it produced only warning:
> If you've already built b2, you don't
> need to run ./bootstrap.sh.
OK, I should have said I did do the ./bootstrap.sh while following
the instructions. I didn't repeat the bootstrap.
>> debugger.c: In function âdebug_mi_format_breakpointâ:
>> debugger.c:1837:13: warning: zero-length gnu_printf format string
>> Â Â Â Â printf( "" );
>> Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â ^~
>> debugger.c: In function âdebug_list_readâ:
>> debugger.c:165:5: warning: ignoring return value of âfscanfâ, declared
>> with attribute warn_unused_result [-Wunused-result]
>> Â Â Â Â fscanf( in, "%d", &len );
>> Â Â Â Â ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> You can ignore these warnings.
As I figured.
>> in the bootstrap.log.
>> How should this problem be solved?
After more investigating, I see in scan.c, that there is
code to actually skip the block comment, but if so, then why
is the b2 *not* skipping the block comments in types/xml.jam and
There must be some minor mistake I'm making but it's not obvious yet :(
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