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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-10 08:12:43

From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>

> Suppose a clean build. There's no a_parser.h on disk. In dependency
> scanner, you set a dependency to a_parser.h and set SEARCH to a lot of
> directories. When creating real targets from virtual targets, you create
> another target called "a_parser.h" and set LOCATE to some dir. However,
> there's no relation between those two targets. Jam can try to compile
> a.cpp before it generated a_parser.h.

I understand.

> Maybe V1 used dependency on "first" to work this around?

I have no idea. Another dark Jam corner I'm afraid to look at closely ;-)

David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
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