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From: Andrei Melnikov (andy.melnikov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-18 04:08:44

On 18/09/06, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi,
> one of the issues that would be very nice to fix for the next release
> is "feature relevance":
> In short, we should not be generating BoostBook documentation into 'gcc/debug'
> directory, since HTML files will be the same, no matter what compiler is used
> to generate executables.
> This issue involves computing for each action which features affect it by
> looking at all 'flags' rule invocation, and then removing irrelevant features
> from properties of targets.
Is this related to midl-toolset issues we discussed some time before?
C toolsets and BoostBook toolsets are not the only independent
toolsets. For example, IDL -> TLB generation isn't affected by
<runtime-debugging>, threading or <link> features, so the same type
library can be linked for all compilers and variants. But it can be
affected by <define> and other C preprocessor features.


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