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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-06 07:54:18

David Abrahams wrote:

> > 1. The build directory is still used, in my proposal. That is, targets
> > are placed in "bin", not in ".".
> That's why it says "subdirectory"


> > 2. How do we specify that we want some specific property in path. E.g.
> >
> > exe foo : foo.cpp : <relevant-feature>doc-format ;
> <build-subdirectory>doc-format
> > The <build-subdirectory> does not sound good in that context.
> Why not?

Just because it feels that there's one 'build-subdirectory', so something with
several elements

<build-subdirectory>doc-format <build-subdirectory>foo

looks strange to me

> I'm warming to relevant-feature a bit, but it's still obtuse.

Well, it has the smell of implementation detail :-(

> I know
> I came up with the term, but I never expected it to be in a prominent
> place in the system's UI.

Seems we need something in UI... maybe <represent-feature> or <track-feature>,
or <show-feature-value> or <encode-feature-value> or <show-in-target-path>?

- Volodya


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