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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-10 20:42:26

On 2002-02-10 at 07:15 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:

>> * Also, because of the names, Python use needed to change. Because the PYD
>> type is a real target type, even if it's mostly a DLL, one needs a
>> type specifier when depending on those targets. For now I use "<pyd>" but
>> you have a better name that would be great.
>pyd is fine. Maybe the thing to do is to look for grist, extract the part
>between <> and upcase the name to get the target type. That would make it
>completely general.

Ahh, I'm there with you, what I did is even more flexible :-) I use a global
variable to map from the target type and the dependency type:

gTARGET_TYPE_ID(pyd) = PYD ; # similar for others

>> Again, I don't know how many people this is going to affect, but it's
>going to
>> require changes to any Jamfiles that create or depend on DLLs. I have
>> for regex, threads, and python, which covers all the "external" ones in
>> So Dave, unless you some problems with the above I'll go ahead commit the
>> changes.
>No problems, but you should alert John Maddock and Bill Kempf since these
>are their projects.

Will do!

>P.S. How does the idea of implementing the initialization and PWD features
>for V2 sit with you?

I was expecting to :-] But I'm still working on the 2.4 Perforce merge. And I
have to think more about the difficulties that Vladimir brought with the crawl
up behaviour.

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