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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-19 19:09:32

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I think it would be good to add a target that just runs some command, without
> creating any files. When such target is built, the command is just run, and
> no up-to-date checks are made for any files.

Your phraseology is a little confusing, because bjam does all its
up-to-date checks before deciding to build anything. But anyway, I'll

Not even for files that the target may depend on? That seems like a
needless and restrictive limitation. It seems like it would be more
useful if the target were only built when its dependencies (if any)
were outdated.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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