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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Manipulating requirements based on a program's return value
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-24 18:48:27


On 05/24/2016 04:18 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> On 5/24/2016 5:14 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> <snip>
>> Try configure.check-target-builds. It's mostly
>> used to check compiles, but it can also be used
>> for an arbitrary target.
> Yes, that is what I have been looking at. It seems as if I must either
> create some target or not create some target for check-target-builds to
> work. So it seems as if my run_some_program must be in an action which
> either creates some target or not. Is that the idea ?


> If so, how do I
> pass pass_some_parameter to my action ?

Unless you can hard-code the parameter in the
action, you'll want to use a feature for it.

> Or is it that I have to build
> run_some_program each time with my pass_some_parameter being some
> #define which tells my run_some_program what to do ?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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