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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Interface for configuration framework
From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-17 14:46:43

"Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]> skrev i meddelandet
> Folks,
> now that we've more or less decided how named parameters should look, then
> next question is how the interface for configuration framework should work.
> To remind, the goal is to perform various checks of environment, and
> decide what should be built and how based on that -- and, importantly,
> have a simple and consistent interface for that.
> Here's how a zeroeth approximation look like:
> exe long_double_check : has_long_long.cpp ;
> lib boost_math_tr1l : ...sources... :
> [ check-target-builds long_double_check : : <build>no ] ;

I'll defer answering to the remainder of the post for the moment, but would like to answer a quick question:

Would it be possible to build and execute e.g. a unit-test target to determine whether the meta-target should be built or not?

Regards / Johan

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