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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-28 11:41:30

David Abrahams wrote:

> Now that we have the major "how will it work?" questions answered, it's
> time to get started on the programming. First, I'd like to have a short
> discussion of what the jobs are. Here are some of the jobs I can see; I
> hope y'all can help me fill in the detail so we can start dividing up the
> work.

> Core Jam: Steal PWD from Matt Armstrong

And this is very important change, as it is required for initialization and
I intend to use it in project.jam, etc.

> Core Jam: Add ARGV rule

I don't understand one thing: with ARGV rule will default "touch targets
named on the command line behaviour" be dumped?

> Features and Properties (some of this is done in features.jam):
> Expansion
> Matching utilities

+ the code to combine properties (i.e. how suproject requirements will be
comnined with parent's requirements)

> Target types (implemented atop features/properties):
> Generators
> Virtual Targets
> Source->Target Expansion Process
> Implementation of a few toolsets in the new framework

See no omissions here.

- Volodya


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