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Subject: Re: [boost] Just another GSoC project idea: Create a Bjam clone based on the Boost libraries
From: Roland Bock (rbock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-10 03:38:27

On 2014-02-10 08:20, Alligand Edouard wrote:
>> 1. Write a parser for the most important rules (exe, lib and so on) based on
>> Boost.Spirit 2. Use the parser's actions to create a dependency tree based on
>> Boost.Graph 3. Attach Python functions to the nodes in the dependency tree
>> based on Boost.Python 4. Implement Python functions for one toolset (like g++)
> What about using that parser to create a tool that would transform bjam files into different files (ninja, make, cmake, etc.)?
> That would be very useful in order to integrate Boost libraries into existing projects.
> --Edouard
Nice idea, +1

And for people like me who cannot wrap their head around the logic of
bjam files: Translate from ninja, cmake and co to bjam...

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