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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-29 10:37:03

----- Original Message -----
From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>

> David Abrahams wrote:

> > I don't understand why you'd do it this way; it sounds tedious for the
> > user. We have module local rules and the ability to enumerate all
> > rules using RULENAMES. We could just say that non-local rules defined in
> > project-root are auto-imported into the Jamfiles.
> Good point. On the other hand, suppose some other module (not
> project-root/Jamfile) would like to make some rule available in Jamfile
> without qualification. I suppose there should be way to do it, and a rule
> project module seems like the right way.

This sounds like premature generalization to me. Can you envision a need for
this capability?


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