Boost logo

Boost-Build :

From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-21 10:15:58

Zbynek Winkler <zw-bjam_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>If you don't have time to design it all, but have some ideas, please speak
>>out. Note, especially, that you don't need to have any deep knowledge of V2
>>*code*, you just need to think about the best user interface, so it's a good
>>way to affect V2 without learning jam language ;-)
> :-)
> For (1) I think the generator should be given a chance to decide which
> properties make sense for the target being built. Thus generating pdf
> from tex wouldn't have to end up in debug directory but a C compiler
> would respect it.

In BBv1 we had the concept of "relevant" properties. Properties that
weren't relevant to the toolset would never show up in the target
path. We should be doing the same thing with generators in BBv2. If
we're not, why not?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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