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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-14 11:32:01

Vladimir Prus wrote:

>> > docutils.html bin/a.html
>> >
>> > PYTHONPATH=foo:foo/extras;export PYTHONPATH
>> > python foo/tools/ a.rst bin/a.html
>> >
>> > Comments are most welcome!
>> I'm sorry, I'm confused about why anything explicit should have to be
>> said about which properties are relevant. In BBv1 the flags rule took
>> care of making properties relevant. You might only need to augment that
>> information in a few rare cases.
> Hmm... I was not aware of that, and you did not tell that in previous
> discussions.

I'm surprised to hear that. It's been a basic feature of BBv1 since the

> I think such automatic detection is very well possible.
> There's one question though. In past, Jurgen said that at least for him it's
> better to have everyting built in separate directories. Say, if bison
> produces files to "bin", them "bjam --clean release" will clean those files
> too, and he did not like this.
> Do we need yet another option?

I don't understand the case you're describing or what it has to do with
the discussion at hand. What kind of separation is desired, and how
will it prevent cleaning of certain files during bjam --clean release?
Specifics are needed.

Dave Abrahams
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