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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-22 09:26:28

David Abrahams wrote:

> > The only problem with this is that target path stops being extremely long
> > and starts being expremely cryptic. I sometimes go to bin dir to look at
> > generated files, for example, and it would be nice to know which dir to
> > look at.
> Yep, for sure. bjam -n -a or a custom option to dump the relationship
> might help. I think more people have a problem with long paths than
> with cryptic ones, but that's just my opinion.

Frankly, I don't know which way is better.

> > OTOH, as far as generatated sources are concerned, I hope they'll soon be
> > generated to "bin" directory, without any unnecessary "gcc" and "debug"
> > parts.
> Are you certain that those parts will always be unneccessary?

No, sometimes they will necessary. Hmm.. we'd need some demangler for paths.

- Volodya


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