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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [python-port] how to port boost.jam?
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-29 07:07:12

On 28/11/11 16:16, Juraj Ivančić wrote:
> On 24.11.2011. 21:46, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> So, I think it will be sufficient to (i) call ProjectRules.project with appropriate parameters,
>> and (ii) do roughly what ProjectRules.add_rule_for_type.xpto does (for definining 'lib' target)
>> I am somewhat scared about the use of project.initialize in boost.jam -- I don't think anybody
>> ever tried to do this in Python, but fundamentally, it should work.
> Thanks for the pointers, I got it working. I also found several bugs in the existing Python code (as
> well as a couple in my
> It is getting difficult to create patches, as I am working directly on trunk sandbox, and my latest
> changes have become intermittent with the previous ones.
> It would be helpful to know what your plans with my patches are. Will you be able to get to them
> soon, or should I set up a local VCS to keep things neat?


I am sorry for the delay. I've checked in your previous patches -- it would be appreciated if you
grab a fresh SVN checkout and see if everything still works. I suppose that setting up local VCS
will help if you plan to work on some big changes. For quick fixes, I am sure we'll be able to
promptly get them in one way or another.


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