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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-30 11:43:42

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>As to the "right" solution. Historically, Boost.Build is used to construct a
>>>collection of libraries, each of them is placed in a separate directory, with
>>>unqiue names of source files. Generally, I think it's a good idea to keep one
>>>Jamfile <-> one sourcedir relationship, which mean creating a library for each
>> Is that strictly true? Can't you depend upon OBJ files from other
>> (sub)projects the same way you depend on static and shared libs?
> You can. But that means you've have to declare obj main targets in that other
> project. Something like
> obj a : a.cpp ;
> obj b : b.cpp ;
> I'm not really sure this UI is ok for users.

Maybe we can come up with some nice UI which is automatically
translated into this in effect?

David Abrahams
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