From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-28 18:35:50
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> This is possible, but I'm concerned about performance implications of
>>> this. It's quite feasible to have 100, or 200 tests, running separate
>>> bjam for each one might be too slow.
>> You could run one bjam for all the tests
> It's tricky. Say you have:
> if [ configure.has-lib foo ]
> if [ configure.has-lib bar ]
> Them if you invoke bjam once for configuration, from 'configure.has-lib',
> how that configure step knows that it should check not only for 'foo' but
> also for 'bar', when 'has-lib' for bar is not yet called.
> So, you'd have to have a separate file describing configure checks, not the
> above syntax. This is passable, but not ideal.
It's more important to make things work than to make them ideal.
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