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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-05 01:05:59

David Abrahams wrote:

> on Tue Sep 04 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> on Mon Sep 03 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
>>>>> error: Unable to find file or target named
>>>>> error: '/boost/python//boost_python'
>>>> As the message says "/boost/python//boost_python" neither file or
>>>> *target*.
>>> The message could be much better; '//' indicates that it's a target
>>> name.
>> No, it indicates /boost/python is a project name. The 'boost_python'
>> name, I think, can refers to either target or a file.
> It was my understanding that once referenced in that way, a file
> becomes a target.

I don't know what that means. 'boost_python' can either be a name of
target explicitly declare in Jamfile, or it can be a name of file, in
which case Jamfile has nothing named 'boost_python' at all and so
'boost_python' is not a target at all.

- Volodya

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