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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-18 15:19:54

On Monday 18 September 2006 17:58, David Abrahams wrote:

> > This is yet another example where 'relevant features' would help.
> Short answer: yes, this is exactly the feature that addresses your
> problem.
> > Yet another example is 'bison' -- that just generates a header file
> > and does not depend on any features.
> >
> > When we discussed this before, Juergen mentioned that it can be nicer to
> > use full set of properties for all paths
> Meaning that all features are considered relevant?


> > so that there are no files shared between different variants, and if
> > you clean on variant, you don't need to rebuild some other.
> IIUC, I don't think that's a good idea. It seems like a very
> specialized use case and I'd rather err on the side of rebuilding.
> People can always hack up scripts to do that kind of thing.

I don't see how to hack such a script. And it might be not so specialized
case -- just a project that takes an hour to compile.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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