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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-14 03:57:17

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Saturday 11 December 2004 14:51, Zbynek Winkler wrote:
>>>I think i actually know the answer, but it's only because I understand
>>>how Scons works -- what you've written above seems pretty disconnected.
>>It means that if you switch compilers, add/remove flags etc. the files
>>that should be rebuilt are rebuilt. For boost build this is true only to
>>certain extent - only if you add feature that is represented in the
>>build path. More on this at the end....
> Yes, SCons has an advantage here because of MD5 signatures. Somebody has a
> similar setup with jam, though. (Classic Jam + patches, not bjam +
> Boost.Build).

I always wondered if also signatures of the source files are maintained
that do not incorporate comments, spaces etc. So changing only the
documentation in the sources or changing the indentation would not
trigger a recompile ?


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