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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Explanation of word "grist" in documentation
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-25 18:00:31


On 05/25/2016 03:36 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> I am pretty sure that "grist" means the part of any value surrounded by
> angle brackets ( '<' and '>' ). Unfortunately the documentation never
> explains that. I concluded that by looking at a utility.jam rule called
> 'ungrist' and looking at the comment for that rule.

It is described, albeit in a rather obscure location:

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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