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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Should link=static disable all shared library tests?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-01-26 12:44:51


On 01/25/2016 11:47 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> Where are conditional and non-conditional properties of a target
> discussed ?

Conditional requirements are discussed here:

> Is there a way to see ( or trace ) during a build request how a
> particular property's value for a particular target is decided ?

--debug-building should show this.

> What would seem useful to me is that there would be properties of a
> target which could be overridden by a build request and properties of a
> target that could not be overridden by a build request, and that the
> end-user could distinguish between the two cases.

i.e. default-build vs. requirements?


Requirements are the properties that should always be present when
building a target. "

"Default Build

The default-build parameter is a set of properties to be used if the
build request does not otherwise specify a value for features in the set"

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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