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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-28 12:23:37

On 2002-02-28 at 12:09 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
>> On 2002-02-28 at 11:25 AM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:
>> I don't need a global requirement set.
>Sorry, I meant "you" in general, not you specifically.

Now that's a curious semantic slip on my part :-)

>> Mostly I was thinking that
>> variant/requirements/build directives should mirror each other, not just
>> syntax but in semantics.
>In that case I buy the idea that we have a few global variants, but that
>users can define additional variants which are namespaced according to their
>module/subproject by default. Likewise for requirement-sets, but I can't see
>that we'd supply global requirement sets... can you?

requirements stlport : <sysinclude>$(STLPORT_INCLUDE) ... ;

But that's a silly example, which is now better handled by variants, and is
going to be obsolete in V2 anyway :-)

>Maybe it makes sense to use C++-style, rather than Python-style namespacing
>for these things. IOW, the names would be available without qualification to
>all subprojects of a given project.

Yes! That would be cool.

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