From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-20 08:51:37
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> At 08:42 PM 7/18/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
> >> >It won't help because all those toolsets use the same actions. Your
> >> >analysis should not rely on the action name for anything.
> >> The action name is the only way it knows what it is looking at.
> >Why don't you just look at the name of the target it's building? That
> >always has the correct toolset name in it.
> That's what I do for toolset name. But I also need to capture
> compiler/linker/run messages and other information. That requires
> at the action name to be able to distinguish which of the
> compiler/linker/run messages follow.
I still don't understand what you're saying, or why it's a problem not to
have 'msvc' in the action name when it appears in the target name
immediately following on the same line.
> >> Building in more action names isn't a problem; it is just messy.
> >"just messy?" You clearly don't have to maintain the build system.
> I meant "just messy?" for the analysis program, not for the build system.
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