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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [Boost-users] [boost-build]how to configure custom targets
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-26 22:33:43


Sandeep Gupta wrote:
> I am trying to roll out my own main target (essentially to create
> plots using gnuplots). The tutorial example/customization was helpful
> and modifications at appropriate places does the required job.
> However the output-file is generated on "bin/gcc-4.2/debug". How can I
> change this so that it outputs to plots/ subdirectory.

Use the <location> property.

> My second concern is that bjam executes the rule even if the end
> target is up-to-date. How to fix this.

bjam should only update targets that are out of date.
  bjam -d+12 ...
to see the dependency graph.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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