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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-02 08:47:13

David Abrahams wrote:

>>Right. And what that "small description file" would contain? IMO,
>>it can contain just a list of prebuilt targets. You then would use
>>that file just like a regular project. For example, if that file
>>lives in
>> /space/pool ;
>>you'd write
>> use-project /pool : /space/pool ;
>>and will access the target in 'pool' as it they were regular targets.
>>But actually, they are pre-created and installed target. You need
>>no access to sources.
>>I fail to understand how it's different from Ullrich's idea.
> I don't see any place for a description of the build properties that
> have been used to generate these prebuilts to appear. That was central
> to what Ullrich was talking about.

Properties used to build targets become requirements on prebuilt targets:

prebuilt LIB helpers : helpers.a : <variant>release ;
prebuilt LIB helpers : helprer_d.a : <variant>debug ;

It's that enough?

- Volodya


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