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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-18 10:17:19

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
> >
> > What about just, "execute all actions which have foo/bar/baz.cpp as an
> > immediate source"?
> Hmm.... then, why "--compile" in command line?!

Because it fits the most-general sense of the term "compile", and I
can't think of a better name to use?

It's not very compatible with the idea that there might be a way to
creat .i (preprocessed) files, though.

> >> bjam --action=*.compile%foo/bar/baz.cpp
> >
> >
> > Hmm, it's kind of ugly. Let's make this a low priority until we think
> > of a nice way to express it, OK?
> I'm not happy about this syntax either, but the functionality is
> something I'd like to get in 2.0. Let's revisit it later.


David Abrahams
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