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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Identifying target-name in jamfile
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-31 16:17:10

On 5/31/2016 3:19 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 05/30/2016 07:44 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> A list of built-in rules that call target.main-target-alternative would
>> be helpful in the documentation. Or are all the built-in rules listed in
>> the doc ones that call target.main-target-alternative ?
> If you're looking at the list here:
> it's incomplete (though it does have most of the
> common rules) and also includes utility rules like
> glob, which don't create targets.

Why not specify the names of all built-in rules which create targets
somewhere in the documentation ?

>> That way I could
>> know whether my own rules are targets based on which other rules it
>> invokes.
> In Christ,
> Steven Watanabe

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