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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] BUMPITTY BUMP: [git] genrating forward headers
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-21 22:14:51

on Wed Aug 21 2013, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> On 21.08.2013 10:42, Bjørn Roald wrote:
>> On 08/21/2013 06:24 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>>> Okay, thanks for replying. Can one of you explain the problem that needs
>>> to be solved so that perhaps someone else can solve it?
>> I think this thread mostly contain what is needed starting with Stevens post 08/01/2013.
>> The fact that we need to disable everything that is specific for the
>> modularized layout when building in the monolithic layout
>> complicates
>> the process of proceeding. I imagine that some test may be used as
>> a config step that allow new or changed rules to be conditioned or
>> targets to be disabled.
>> There are changes that may need to be done as changes in library
>> specific jam files, these seem to be very few and could probably be
>> modified so they work in both layouts.
>> I _may_ be able to spend some time this weekend, but no
>> promise. Nevertheless, I really need advice as to best way to
>> proceed as my b2
>> hacking is not even close to being based on b2 knowledge.
> I _may_ be able to help with anything that is core b2 or building
> boost. Unfortunately, I totally lost track of git conversion so you
> would have to educate me as to what problems need solving (or ask
> specific questions).

Volodya, if you have *any* questions at all about the Git conversion,
please Cc: them to me and Daniel Pfeifer personally. We're eager to
help. As to "what problems need solving" I can't help, of course. I'm
sure you already understand from this thread that I am asking *that*
question myself :-)


Dave Abrahams

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