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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-12 00:03:13

On Thursday 12 October 2006 02:15, K. Noel Belcourt wrote:

> > If there is, I'm afraid you'd need to tar "complete" set of headers
> > anyway, and use the logic similar to gettext generator to get the
> > list of
> > sources.
> The gettext generator looks about right. The only thing I'd like to
> avoid is having to actually build a target in order to generate the
> complete set of headers and sources for a target. I think I know how
> to accomplish this but I'll give a few things a try before asking
> about that.

The approach in gettext.jam requires you to build a target, but in Boost.Build
sense -- not necessary in jam sense. That is, you can build a target, get
virtual targets for it, traverse them, but never add real bjam dependencies
for the created targets. So, nothing will be actually built.

- Volodya

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