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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Using a generator directly in the sources?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-26 18:14:05


Boris Schaeling wrote:
> Quick question: The sources passed to a rule like exe must be existing
> files or defined targets?


> It's not possible to use a generator directly - something like:
> exe test : a.cpp libb my.generator ;
> If there is no file my.generator bjam complains even if the file
> extension .generator is registered? Just want to make sure I don't
> give a wrong advice to a developer who asked me. :-)

I'm not sure what you would expect this to do.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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