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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Explanation of word "grist" in documentation
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-23 19:09:20

On 5/23/2016 6:31 PM, aaron_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Consider the example property: <link>static.
> The "grist" would be "<link>".

I follow your example but I don't follow the notion of "grist" in
general. I don't see what it is about 'static' that relates to
"filename-related components".

> --------- Original Message ---------
> Subject: [Boost-build] Explanation of word "grist" in documentation
> From: "Edward Diener" <eldiener_at_[hidden]>
> Date: 5/23/16 3:29 pm
> To: boost-build_at_[hidden]
> In the documentation for Variable Expansion in the Boost Build doc I
> read:
> "A variable element's string value can be parsed into grist and
> filename-related components."
> What does "grist" mean in this context ?

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