From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-04 14:49:14
generators.register-standard verbatim.inline-file : VERBATIM : CPP ;
declares a generator that converts VERBATIM files into CPP files. But
if we want to declare a cpp file to be generated, we might write:
cpp foo : foo.verbatim ;
The .cpp target is on the left and the .verbatim target is on the right.
I find this difference somewhat confusing. I definitely got the
order wrong the first time I declared a generator. It's a weird
property of build systems that targets go on the left and sources go on
the right. It might be a good idea to stick to that convention.
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