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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [python] Python build description
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-14 15:21:15


Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 07/14/2010 02:50 PM, Spencer E. Olson wrote:
>> --------------------------------- pyJam Example
>> -------------------------
>> in python (as per the example stuff in my earlier email), you have:
>> <<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>
>> from build import *
>> project('/myApp',
>> define('PROJECT_NAME=myApp'),
>> );
> why not
> define(PROJECT_NAME="myApp")
> (i.e., use actual assignment or keyword arguments, rather than an
> assignment embedded in a string) ?

I think a string is probably better since that allows
things like define("BOOST_ALL_NO_LIB") as well.
Also, I don't really like relying on the fact that all
preprocessor macros are also valid python identifiers.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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