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From: Jan Rehders (cmdkeen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-11 09:14:45


thanks for the link. Unfortunately it works the wrong way. The tough
part for me is not to generate the files but to extract the targets,
files and options from a Jamfile. (MPC looks incredible usefuel for the
generation part, though). In my eyes parsing the Jamfile is not an
option because it would require to emulate most of bjam's
functionality. Thus I try to create a toolset in the hope that the exe
target will get all relevant options (including project wide options
etc) by the build system.

-- Jan Rehders

On 11. Apr 2005, at 01:55, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 08:55:59PM +0200, Jan Rehders wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm looking for a way to create project files for different IDEs like
>> Visual Studio etc from boost Jamfiles. I could not find a build-in way
>> or any third party lib doing this. Has anybody here written an
>> exporter
>> and can give me some tips?
> The closest thing I have seen to what you are asking
> for is the Makefile Project Creator (MPC), which was
> originally written for the ACE C++ library:
> MPC currently can generate Visual Studio and GNU makefiles.
> I don't think it supports Jam, but it could probably be
> extended to support Jam. MPC is written in Perl, so
> it shouldn't be too hard to work with.
> --
> Craig Rodrigues
> rodrigc_at_[hidden]


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