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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-10 08:19:03

David Abrahams wrote:
> From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>
>>This is good idea. Not very critical now, though, since full-blown
>>toolset support is not as important as finishing generators.
> What's next, then?

The next thing is virtual target cache, transformation cache and
dependency scanning.

I have some wierd dependencies between modules now which will clean up
tomorrow, after that all those tasks can be attacked.

In the meanwhile, can you take a look at the change to
boost_build_v2.html I recently comitted? It hopefully closes all the
issues you've raised so far.

I can also offer a couple of tasks for you, if you like.
First is to document build variants in the docs, somewhere together with
features. (I think no need to implement right now). Also, it would be
great if you could document build request and its expansion.

Second can probably help you to learn new code. It's currently not
possible to specify targets in command line. I guess it would be simple
to allow it, by tweaking build-system.jam. Guess it should try, for
each target, to locate it using "project.find-target" and set up
appropriate dependencies. Are you interested in trying?

- Volodya


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