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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-27 09:41:30

Ali Azarbayejani wrote:

> > Actually, I have a use case from gettext tools: one should need
> >
> > bjam update-translations
> >
> > to run some actions which update all files with translation in current
> > project. The problem is that the files can't be main targets: they should
> > not be updated automatically and act as regular sources most of the time.
> oh, yes, this is another good example of fake targets...being able to
> ask for a group of things to be built from the command line.

Well, for building a group of main targets, we have the "alias" rule. The use
case above is more concerned with running some commands.

- Volodya


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