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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Advanced globbing
From: Gevorg Voskanyan (v_gevorg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-14 04:29:41

Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> How can I use glob to get all .cpp and .hpp files in a directory but
> treat file names that contain a dash like follows: if the name is in
> the form *-$(platform)* then I want it included in the glob output
> just like dash-less file names; all other file names with dashes I
> want to be excluded.
> For example, if $(platform) expands to "posix", I want files like
> foo.cpp and foo-posix.cpp included in the glob output -- but not
> foo-windows.cpp.

Something like this

import set : difference ;
local platform = posix ;
local sources = [ difference [ glob *.cpp ] : [ glob *-*.cpp ] ] [ glob
*-$(platform)*.cpp ] ;
echo $(sources) ;


> Thanks,
> Emil


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