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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Identifying target-name in jamfile
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-29 15:18:02


On 05/29/2016 12:29 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> On 5/29/2016 12:58 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> There's no magic involved. When we need
>> to look up a target reference like that,
>> the first step is always to load the
>> project containing it.
> Once the project is loaded how does Boost Build identify a given target
> name in the project ?

  The rules like exe, run, obj, etc, register
the targets. Each project essentially stores
a map of target names to main-target's.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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