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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-29 20:02:31

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> At 05:17 PM 12/29/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
> >> Would it be possible (with a reasonable amount of effort) to change the
> >> output to include the "\bin"?
> >
> >It's possible to stick \bin in there somewhere, but I'm not sure I
> >could do better than guessing at what you want. It's a mistake to
> >think of those as paths. Notice the exclamation points. That's grist
> >used to uniquely identify targets which may have the same name, and
> >there's no guarantee that it will correspond to a real path for all
> >targets. Looking at the examples above and the current boost tree,
> >I'd say that if you add "\bin" before the first "\" character, you'd
> >get something reasonable in each case.
> That seems to be work reasonably well and is covering more use cases than
> my original code which only worked for the status/Jamfile case.

Note that if you use ALL_LOCATE_TARGET (always recommended), no \bin
component will appear in the path.

David Abrahams
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