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From: Roland Schwarz (roland.schwarz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-06 04:31:26

I was always wondering why the build system is putting intermediary files under
different compiler subdirectories when building documentation.

E.g. when invoking
bjam userman toolset=gcc format=pdf
(from BOOST_ROOT/tools\build\v2\doc )

The intermediaries go under

and when
bjam userman toolset=msvc format=pdf

So the docs are built twice. But I doubt this is intentional in the most use
cases. I understand that this would allow the author having docs conditioned on
the used toolset. But is really anyone using this "feature"?

Instead I'd expect something like
bjam userman toolset=boostbook format=pdf

being possible.

Please can anyone explain the rationale behind this behaviour?

Thank you,

Roland aka speedsnail

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