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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-17 05:36:21

Hi Zbynek,

> > Hello,
> > I propose that we deprecate tools/prebuilt.jam and the <file> feature for
> > the next release, the remove them altogether the next release after.
> Is it going to affect me when I am using
> lib cppunit : : <name>cppunit <variant>release
> <search>d:/devel/cppunit-1.8.0/lib ;
> lib cppunit : : <name>cppunitd <variant>debug
> <search>d:/devel/cppunit-1.8.0/lib ;
> ? I am not using the <file> feature (as I didn't know about it) but I am
> specifying a prebuilt target. If the above will not be possible - what
> would be the workaround?

Your use case won't be affected at all. The libraries specified by <name> are
called 'searched libraries' and they are handled by builtin.jam, not

- Volodya


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