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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-16 04:01:39

David Abrahams wrote:
> From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>
> > Good, we've agreed. Change to this new set of feature attributes is gonna
> to
> > have major impact on code, and since you have little time, I think I can
> do
> > it, as well as documenting the change in user docs. I still want from you
> a
> > motivation for applying non-propagated properties from command line only
> to
> > directly requested targets.
> I know we discussed this and it made sense to me at the time to provide
> motivation, but now it just seems obvious. They're non-propagated by
> definition, so what else is there to say?

I don't agree. You know, user doesn't care about non-propagated features at
all. He types

bjam release define=FOOBAR

in the command line and asks what targets will "define=FOOBAR" affect.
If you say that define is non-propagated feature, he would ask why it is so.

- Volodya


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