From: Chris Hoeppler (hoeppler_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-26 05:03:34
Vladimir Prus <ghost <at> cs.msu.su> writes:
> On Friday 06 January 2006 19:48, Phillip Seaver wrote:
> > I would like to be able to run a perl script that converts binary files
> > (images, in this case) into source files you can include in your
> > project. I'd rather not introduce new target types for each extension.
> > What's the best way to go about this?
> The 'make' rule.
Could you please give an example of how to use the make rule to run an external
script on some src file to create a target?
> Now a question: anybody can suggest the best place in docs where the 'make'
> rule can be documented, so that interested users can easily find it?
Being a new user of BBv2, I looked for it in the Tutorial and User
Boost-Build list run by bdawes at acm.org, david.abrahams at rcn.com, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk