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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Documentation Updates
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-15 18:11:10

On 15.01.2014 22:21, Thomas Suckow wrote:
> I've made some updates to the Boost-Build documentation. Specifically elaborating on the testing functionality and check-target-builds
> I would appreciate anyone who would take the time to look over these changes before I submit a pull request. If there is any other small
> changes I would be happy to do them, but for features my group does not use I think someone else should write it.

Hi Thomas,

thanks for the patches!

> Additionally there were a few areas I could use clarification on:
> What is the difference between a feature and a property? Is a feature the "option" (e.g. threading) and a property a feature with a value
> (e.g. <threading>multi)?

Yep. Admittedly, this is confusing wording.

> How relevant is Appendix A? Has bootstrap.* replaced build.* ?

Appendix A is relevant for the language descriptions and things like that. The "Build Jam" section, though, is in dubious state.
It is probably still useful, but at lot of toolsets listed there are not relevant any longer. I honestly not sure how to improve

- Volodya

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