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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-06 06:47:55

Ames, Andreas (Andreas) wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Stefan Seefeld
>> Sent: Monday, August 06, 2007 12:33 PM
>> Subject: Re: [boost] Release Tools Analysis Part I: Build systems
>> That's not quite correct. That interface you are talking
>> about isn't quite
>> enough to let you plug in external scanners, since a real
>> preprocessor such
>> as boost.wave would need to interact with other tools to
>> fetch preprocessor flags
>> such as include search paths, predefined macros, and the
>> like, without which
>> it would fall over rather quickly.
> I have done it for IDL-preprocessing. You always have the build
> environment at your disposal to communicate the items you have
> mentioned. I don't claim it is perfect, but it is sth. to build
> upon, IMHO.

For most C/C++ code you need system search paths, which depend on the
compiler actually used. Finding user-provided headers isn't enough.


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