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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-11 10:37:30

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > I've fixed this in the way I considered most simple. Now, if <dependency>
>> > is used in build properties, the refered target will be built, and it's
>> > usage requirements will be applied. However, no dependency will be
>> > automatically established. This fixed the <dependency> problem.
>> >
>> > The <library> feature now works in a special way: the 'linking-generator'
>> > looks on all <library> features, and adds dependency explicitly.
>> >
>> > The changes are in CVS now. Let me know what you think.
>> I think it's counterintuitive to have a feature called <dependency>
>> which doesn't establish a dependency. :-)
> You are right. Better names are welcome. I though about <reference> but
> wasn't sure enough to make the change.

How about <uses> ?

Dave Abrahams
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