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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Automatic version number or build-id
From: Niklas Angare (li51ckf02_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-01 18:48:40

"Vladimir Prus" <vladimir.prus_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 26-Sep-15 1:22 AM, Niklas Angare wrote:
>> "Vladimir Prus" <vladimir.prus_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> On 19-Sep-15 4:15 PM, Niklas Angare wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to get Boost.Build to generate a source file at build time
>>>> containing an automatically generated version
>>>> number or build-id.
> The below example should work better, it's modified in two ways:
> - It forces rebuild of cpp file, not obj
> - For internal reasons, there are two targets for the cpp file, and I
> force rebuild of both.
> Could you give it a try?

It seems to work very well. Thanks so much!

> This can be simplified further, but only with core changes, so I wanted to
> get this version out to you first.

I look forward to it.

Even this version can be simplified slightly by removing the explicit "obj
build-id" and instead using build-id.cpp directly. The import notfile line
can also be removed of course.


Niklas Angare

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