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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-07 07:16:54

Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:

> The stage syntax is still supported in the targets but requires more typing.
> BUt if you need it for adding tags for other things, like compiler or
> runtime-link it looks like:
> <*><*><tag><gcc>"_gcc"
> <*><*><tag><debug>"_debug" #<< this one is equivalenent to the above

Ah. It seems as though the other syntax is more-consistent anyway:


> * I also added fake targets for the files that are copied by the stage rule.
> They are named: stage-name/file-name ; that way one can build individual
> parts of the stage.


> Dave, this makes it possible to not use the stage to generate the targets
> you need and therefore reliably know the name for the AIX linking. Could
> test this and tell me if it works so I can merge the changes into the RC
> branch.

I'll take a look at it a little later on today. It may get sticky,
because as you probably know, the debug-python build of extension
modules has its own "_d" tag when building on Windows. I'll have to
see how all of these elements interact.

> Or, even better for me, you can merge the changes if they work ;-)

If they do, I will ;-)

David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
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