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Subject: Re: [boost] ATTENTION: Library requirements..
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-01-06 11:54:06

On 2016-01-06 19:39, Rene Rivera wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 10:26 AM, Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> Do I need to add:
>> alias boostbook : log
>> : : : <implicit-dependency>log ;
>> or are the existing lines enough?
> Yes, you need to add those lines. The intent is to eventually replace the
> hard coded lines in boost-root/doc/Jamfile.v2 with auto-discovered
> references to those alias targets.

Ok, thanks.

>> The point of confusion for me is that there seems to exist the boostbook
>> rule in Boost.Build and I'm supposed to re-define it with the alias?
> It's not a redefinition as a rule is not in the same namespace as a target.
> But I see your point. And welcome alternative name suggestions for the
> target name :-)

Well, we could follow the standard target names from GNU:

The 'html' and 'pdf' target names look appropriate.

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