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From: Pedro Ferreira (pedro.ferreira_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-07 08:58:48


> I'm considereing the rename of <dependency> feature into <use>. The
> is simple: if I have
> exe a : a.cpp : <dependency>b ;
> then even if something inside 'b' changes, 'a' won't be rebuilt, which is
> somewhat contrary to the <dependency> name. I plan to make the rename in a
> single commit without bothering about backward compatibility, assuming
> <dependency> is rarely used.

Good idea. I do use it quite often but I agree the increase in readability
is worth the trouble.



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