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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-17 03:23:56

David Abrahams wrote:
> Volodya, can you explain this declaration:
> feature.feature target-type : : composite optional ;
> Don't all targets require a target-type?

1. No. Main target declared with "make" rule does not require anything at all.
2. In fact, 'target-type' is "internal feature" -- it's not supposed to be
ever given by the user, anywhere. However, if it's not optional, the build
system will happily add it to build request, which is not desirable.

- Volodya


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