From: Jürgen Hunold (hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-04 02:21:13
On Thursday 03 February 2005 23:31, Zbynek Winkler wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> >1. Do not validate features here at all.
Would be great..
> >2. Introduce special syntax for properties used for alternative
> >and don't validate features specified in "when" clause. This is
> > related to http://zigzag.cs.msu.su:7814/scarab/issues/id/BB78,
> > which says we need explicit control over what features are used for
> > alternative selection.
No. This would break *lots* of Jamfiles.
> > 3. Allow the user to say that <toolset>msvc
> > is valid, without initializing the toolset.
> I like #3. It seems to be the cleanest of your proposals. In fact I
> think that all toolsets shiped with BB2 should be valid by default.
This would be great. But I dont think that *automagically* scanning all
toolsets would be a great idea.
> The same goes for the <os> feature that has the same problem.
I'm +1 for an explicit list of "configured" values for <toolset> and
<os>. So bjam can check for syntax errors.
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