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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-23 00:48:21

Hi Kirill,

> > I think the same can be done with symlink.
> >
> > symlink hello_symlink : hello :
> > <variant>debug:<location>hello_debug
> > <variant>release:<location>hello_release
> > ;
> >
> > Now, <location> has no effect on "symlink", but probably it shoud?
> Yepp, it is good workaround, but not a real solution, since you will get
> three links, when two will be sufficient, also you will have to call
> symlink rule twice, which will make Jamfile unnecessary complex.

I'm not sure I understand. I plan that the above syntax will create only two
symlinks: "hello_debug" and "hello_release" --- "hello_symlink" will be just
a name of main target. Also, why should I call symlink rule twice? I don't
see any reason yet....

- Volodya


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