Boost logo

Boost-Build :

From: Chris Hoeppler (hoeppler_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-26 05:03:34

Vladimir Prus <ghost <at>> 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
Documentation sections.


Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at