[build2] Adding a package in a project seems to break the project build

Boris Kolpackov boris at codesynthesis.com
Wed Jul 18 12:12:00 UTC 2018

Klaim - Joël Lamotte <mjklaim at gmail.com> writes:

> By the way, I found a similar but slightly different issue: if I have a
> package repository, so not-a-package, but I have a buildfile (that build the
> packages in subdirectories), then when trying to use this repository as a
> dependency I end up with other errors. Similarly, this should be prevented:
> having a buildfile in the rood directory of a package repository.

For any reasonably complex build setup (and we are talking C++ here) there
will be a million bizarre ways to shoot oneself in the foot if one is not
paying attention. I don't think it is practical to try and diagnose every
such way. At least let's see if this really becomes a common problem.

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