From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-16 08:12:01
Rene Rivera wrote:
> >> Well, the motivation is explained by Ali at the very end of
> >> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.build/2720/
> >> Some followups are in
> >> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.build/2736/
> >> "//" is the separator between project-id and target-id.
> I have a simple question. What is the need for the "//"? Or perhaps what
> does it delineate? Because I fail to see the need for it.
I think the motivation is explained in the first email I reference above. In
1. Ali wanted to allow main-target names which contain slash
2. He though the previous syntax is confusing.
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