From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-16 12:06:51
On Tuesday 16 November 2004 19:42, David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> > In case of Python, there's no property to make "2.2" subproperty
> >> > of. There's no <toolset>python.
> >> But why not?
> > Because a property set can have only one value of <toolset>, at least
> > it's now it works now. We can't have both <toolset>gcc and
> > <toolset>python.
> >> You are (ab)using toolsets for similar things like QT, IIRC.
> > QT is a module in tools directory, true. But it's used by specifying
> > <library>/qt//qt
> > in requirements, not by another value of <toolset>
> I suggest that Python introduces a feature called "python" with one
> value: "python". Then it can have a version subfeature.
Ok, this is certainly possible. Another approach is to make versions the
values of the "python" feature, so you'd write
bjam python=2.2 python=2.3
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