From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-03 03:59:39
On Friday 03 December 2004 11:47, David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > Obviously, there should be an invocation of main target rule. You can
> > either define it yourself (like boostbook.jam defined the 'boostbook'
> > rule, or let V2 do it for you:
> > http://boost.org/boost-build2/doc/html/bbv2/extending/rules.html
> > (Look for "the second approach" phrase).
> It says:
> if you create a module "obfuscate.jam" containing:
> import type ;
> type.register OBFUSCATED_CPP : ocpp : : main ;
> import generators ;
> generators.register-standard obfuscate.file : CPP : OBFUSCATED_CPP ;
> and import that module, you'll be able to use the rule
> "obfuscated-cpp" in Jamfiles, which will convert source to the
> OBFUSCATED_CPP type.
> Really? Where would that rule come from? Don't you mean "ocpp?"
No, the name of the rule is derived from the name of target type
(OBFUSCATED_CPP), not from extension (ocpp). The target type is downcased and
then underscores are replaced with dashes. Which gives 'obfuscated-cpp'. I
already forgot why target types are in uppercase :-(
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