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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Boost-build Digest, Vol 55, Issue 7
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-12 06:44:16

Laszlo Marak wrote:

> Dear Volodya,
> thank you for your answer. The problem is, that in your solution you pre-
> suppose, that the new compiler has the same parametrization and usage in
> general as gcc.


there's no such assumption, I don't think. Because you define a new
generator, it's complete up to you how it works, and nothing is derived
from gcc.

> It's only the library that is compatible with gcc. Forgive me
> being a little insistive, but isn't there simply a way to make the actions in
> my-rule being called before bjam starts to compile the executable file?

Of course there is -- the 'make' metatarget is quite suitable -- but less
convenient to reuse.

> Also,
> where is this extenders manual?

It's part of the official docs, see here:

- Volodya

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