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From: Alexey Pakhunov (lx_uk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-01 02:03:18

Hi Vladimir,

> I have some concerns about it. For example, I thing resource compiler can be
> used just fine with borland, and your change makes this harder. For now, I
> don't know what's the right approach is. If rc.jam is separate, then it's
> hard to generically grab the location of vcvars32.bat.
> Maybe, we can keep separate rc.jam for the sake of borland, and add generators
> for rc files to msvc.jam as well. The latter will be used only when toolset
> is "msvc".

Well, one solution that I see: wrote own rules for building rc for each
compiler. Another one - use a global variable containing prefix and name of
resource compiler.

> Again, I don't think anybody is working on this, and this surely seems good
> addition! Maybe, you can send a patch?

See the attachment.

> As for message compiler, I'd appreciate if we have some discussion before you
> implement this feature. V2 already has support for GNU gettext tool, and it
> would be nice if MC support has similiar interface.

I need to investigate what is gettext, how it is used, etc. So it will take some
time. :-)

Best regards,
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