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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-05 10:52:54

David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> In my system, the default behavior is the same as Boost, but there
> >> are two ways of modifying it. Say project exe/foo depends on
> >> project lib/bar. First, I can specify in project lib/bar that its
> >> default configuration is "release" instead of the configuration of
> >> its super-project.
> >
> > Boost.Build allows the same via "requirements".
> It really sounds to me as though he's talking about default-build
> rather than requirements. Am I missing something?

I think that Ali did no say if it's possible to build lib/bar in debug mode,
and how. If it's possible, then yes, it's closer to default-build.

In fact it's closer to V2's default-properties, that we've discussed some time
ago. I was thinking about it for some time and hopefully we'll have them
really soon now.

- Volodya


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