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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-01 19:42:32

Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Jürgen Hunold wrote:
>> Hi !
>> Am Maandag 27 März 2006, 10:11 schrieb Vladimir Prus:
>>> Hi Rene,
>>> Like Dave, I'm a bit concerned about using <*> which means something
>>> completely different in V1. Maybe, we can just use '*' without '<>'? Or
>>> maybe, some keyword, like "usage". Using just '*' can look like black
>>> magic.
>> What about naming the section (alike the "project") and then add a section
>> named "common-requirements" and be done ?
>> This would add its entries to both "requirements" (better
>> "build-requirements" ?) and "usage-requirements".
> After thinking on it for a few days that is certainly one viable route.
> Also the suggestion to use "build-requirements" for consistency is good.
> Perhaps that should be added as an alias for "requirements". With that
> in mind a few other possibilities spring to mind:
I think we should keep experimenting. For example:

  lib foo : foo.cpp
      self: # the default

      all: # or maybe "self+users:"


Dave Abrahams
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