Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [boost-build] Using glob rule on automatically generated files
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-08 08:04:28
On 11/8/2010 6:47 AM, Darren Garvey wrote:
> I'm using a script to generate some files and then using an install rule to
> copy generated headers around.
> I'm having a problem with the [ glob *.hpp ] rule being evaluated before the
> SHELL command that generates the .hpp files runs. Sounds exactly like this
> problem: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.build/20240.
> Is the conclusion that it's best doing this outside of Boost Build entirely?
> Have things changed and there is a way to make this work nicely?
> Any help would be much appreciated.
The only change from when that thread dates to.. Is that now there's the
capability to run actions "before" the build starts. But I don't know if
it helps in your use case. Perhaps Volodya can think of something.
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