From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-04 11:31:10
On 2002-01-04 at 06:30 PM, ghost_at_[hidden] (Vladimir Prus) wrote:
>Toon Knapen wrote:
>> >>Extreme suggestion here :-) The following would be cool to have:
>> >>project.source <location>src <pattern>*.c ;
>> >># builds all the "c" files in the "src" directory.
>> >>exe foobar : * ;
>> > Not so extreme. I think Toon wanted to do something similar, but I think
>> > this makes more sense:
>> > project my-project : <source-location>src ;
>> > exe foobar : *.c ;
>> correct. I would like to see this a lot !
>The simplest question here is how the new builtin rules should be called.
>I think that "GLOB". It it reasonable to make it take a wildcard, interpret
>it relatively to the current directory, and return all the matches? The other
>option is to take a target name, and then match filenames in the directory
>given via "LOCATE". I don't think this latter option gives us anything, and
>that the former should be taken. Other comments?
Yes, a "GLOB" rule seems like the way to do it. But now another question is
what should happen when there are no matches? Return null/empty? Or return the
pattern itself, as SEARCH would do?
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