From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-14 11:25:45
David Abrahams wrote:
>>they should have the same basename. For example, a generator
>>comines target types X1 and X2 into Y. It's called with two targets.
>>1 (base)name : foo type : X1 properties : <foo>bar
>>2 (base)name : foo type : X2 properties :
> I assume you mean
> 1 basename: foo, type: X1, properties: <foo>bar
> 2 basename: foo, type: X2, properties:
> Maybe you should avoid putting spaces before colons. In the context of
> Jam it can be a little bit confusing (like 10 minutes' worth!)
>>Here, properties and, therefore, paths are different.
> Do you mean that _subvariant_ paths are different? Since the target
> type gets into the properties, I assume that's enough to cause
> different subvariant paths...
>>But basename is the same, so we're able to decuce the name for the
>>Some confusion arise because 'name' attribute of virtual-target actually
>>specified basename: withouth directory or suffix.
> So why not call it basename?
Because I'm accostomed to think that there's 'name', 'path' and 'suffix'.
If you find 'basename' less confusing, feel free to change.
>>No need to make a decision right now. I'll note this point.
>>I'll also try to comment all this stuff today.
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