From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-16 02:02:47
On Thursday 15 September 2005 19:19, David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > On Wednesday 14 September 2005 06:07, Daniel Schlyder wrote:
> >> What is the difference between <source> and <library>?
> >> The docs say they
> >> are equivalent
> > The docs are wrong ;-)
> Are you fixing them?
Yes, I've committed a doc change already. That's revision 1.29 of
> > The <source> feature is identical to putting something
> > to the list of sources. The <library> feature is almost the same, but
> > only for linking. So, <library> feature on a target that does no linking
> > is ignored.
> Perhaps it would be good to explain why that's a useful distinction.
I've did my best in the afore-mentioned commit.
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