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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-15 18:28:12

"Felix E. Klee" <felix.klee.jamboost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wednesday 15 January 2003 21:27, David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Felix E. Klee" <felix.klee.jamboost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > exe hello : hello.cpp : <qt>on ;
>> >
>> > Of course, I see that it might be problematic for Jam to decide which
>> > header files need to be moc'ed and which ones are "external" (after all
>> > one doesn't want to moc the standard QT include files).
>> Can't we use a different extension for these? They aren't standard
>> C++ after all...
> Good idea! IMHO, this would be a very clean solution, I like the idea very
> much. However, this might be problematic for people who want to port an
> existing QT project to Boost.Build (OTOH, replacing a couple of headers with
> sed can easily be done).

We ought to have a way to explicitly declare the type of a file,
overriding its extension.

David Abrahams
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