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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-14 09:22:05

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Ah... there are two places when that comment talks about absense of
> properties. The first one is obsolete and should be removed.

OK, I'll let you do that.

> >>The actual meaning is: "when properties are empty or have only
> >><toolset> value, then use default-build to find the set of
> >>properties".
> >
> >
> > Then it should say that... except that default-build isn't part of
> > the abstract-target specification, and is /only/ used in the
> > derived classes. It would be good to clear that up.
> Maybe, "when.... then the target is build with one or several "default"

Grammatically, speaking, this should be:

``when... then the target is built with one or more "default"''

But I don't understand what is supposed to go where ``...'' shows up.

> property sets. Each of them includes the <toolset> feature's value, if
> specifed. Those defaults are defined by derived classes."?

Nor do I understand the meaning of the above. Maybe you could send me
a message containing the entire proposed comment?

David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

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