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From: Daniel Wallin (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-22 17:11:37

Roland Schwarz wrote:
> Volodya,
> I tried your suggested scriptlet, but there is a problem with the
> make-name rule which is invoked from the <conditional>:
> It does not have access to the name of the target. If I follow your
> suggestion blindly I would have to supply an unique make-name for each
> and every library. I guess this was not your suggestion.
> Then I tried to use the <tag> rule like so:
> lib boost_program_options : : <name>real_name <tag>@tag ;
> This looks better, because it does give me access to all needed
> information, but now I cannot change the name that is handed to the -l
> switch for the linker. Just "return decorated_lib name ;" does nothing :-(
> Do you have any suggestions what I could try next?

I'm not completely up to speed with this discussion, but how about
deriving a new generator from `searched-lib`?

Daniel Wallin
Boost Consulting

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