Subject: Re: [Boost-build] testing : run with dependencies
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-16 12:40:45
Guillaume Chatelet wrote:
> I'd like to execute several run command with a specific order between them.
> For instance :
>> exe player : ... ;
>> run main.cpp : test-tmp/datas.pb ;
>> run player : --script test-tmp/datas.pb ;
> I have an exe target used to generate a player.exe (win32 platform).
> Then I'd like to generate dummy data to test my player : I'm using the run
> rule to compile main.cpp and run it with "test-tmp/datas.pb" as argument.
> Next I run the player with "--script test-tmp/datas.pb" as argument.
> However this doesn't work because the "run player" line is executed before
> the "run main.cpp" line ( I'm compiling with -j4 option ).
>> From the signature of run :
>> rule run ( sources + : args * : input-files * : requirements * :
>> target-name ? : default-build * )
> I see no name so I can't chain run rule like I would chain lib and exe
> targets for instance.
> Do you have any ideas of how I can ensure that my "run main.cpp" rule is
> executed before the "run player" ?
The default name of the target is the name of the first source
with the extension stripped off. So the names would be
main and player. This can be customized using target-name.
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