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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-11 09:52:11

On Monday 11 April 2005 18:14, Jan Rehders wrote:
> Hello,
> 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.

If you want to just take all command lines that Boost.Build generates and
generate project file from them, then toolset looks a sensible approach.
But... why don't you just run

bjam -n -a msvc

and postprocess the result? It has all the commands and targets and flags.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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