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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-14 12:14:43

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>

> >diffs between python.jam HEAD and v. 1.14 look broken to me. Could you
> >please take a close look?
> No, seems fine to me :-) Those are the changes that I made. The ":S=.test"
> not needed because there is a SUFPYTHON_TEST (& SUFPYTHON_RUNTEST) defined
> which is used in the renaming automatically now.

Ah, thanks!

> >I know we're planning to throw away the existing system, but you never
> >how long it might last. The changes in boost_base.jam (like
> >expand-xxx-names, e.g.) need some documentation and the stage rule needs
> >be broken into smaller pieces if anyone else is to be able to maintain
> Some of this was just not having time :-\

I know how that goes.

> Ideally for the stage rule I'd like
> a way to factor the code that I copied from main-target so that it's

Oh, yeah. Factoring is absolutely key.

> >Some of the HTML documenation changes look wrong to me, e.g.
> Yikes, what did Dreamweaver do :-O I'll go fix all those. And add more
> documentation, but hopefully not more errors ;-)

I found those just by reviewing the diffs between HEAD and the revision on
my disk. Always a good idea to do that before a checkin.

> In the "test-development" branch right? Yea, I only tested the main line.
> take a look to see if things break with the new one.

that file needs some actions adjusted to work on *nix systems. Once that's
done, it would be good to merge it back into the trunk.



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