From: Jeremy Pack (rostovpack_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-27 11:43:43
Boost.Extension does this:
The important lines:
import type : change-generated-target-suffix
type.change-generated-target-suffix SHARED_LIB : : extension ;
Hope that helps!
2008/6/27 william marié <william.marie_at_[hidden]>:
> Actually, i'm not sure but i think i found a way to do that using :
> # Plug Type creation
> import type ;
> type.register PLUG : : SHARED_LIB ;
> type.set-generated-target-suffix PLUG : : plg ;
> But i don't know how to tell the lib rule to use my type instead of the
> standard <link>shared...
> 2008/6/27 Jurko Gospodnetiæ <jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden]>:
> Hi __Will__.
>> For my application i'm using a plugin system and i would like my plugins
>>> dlls ) to have a special extension : .plg but i can't find anything to do
>>> that, if i try something like that :
>>> lib myplug.plg : a.cpp : <link>shared ; it automatically replaces the
>>> by a .dll really annoying ...
>>> If someone knows hot to do that ?
>> Hmmm... not really sure if you can do that easily.
>> There should be a way to do this change using the install rule in case
>> you know where you want those plugins to end up.
>> I guess one could implement a derived target type from LIB which would
>> use a customized extension but I am not sure how to do this and do not have
>> time to look into it at the moment. I believe the python library does
>> something similar with its python extension DLLs, so that might be a good
>> place to look.
>> Hope this helps.
>> Best regards,
>> Jurko Gospodnetiæ
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