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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Programmatically add to an alias?
From: Phillip Seaver (phil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-23 13:55:58

On 5/23/17 7:58 AM, Rene Rivera via Boost-build wrote:
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 2:12 AM, John Maddock via Boost-build
> <boost-build_at_[hidden] <mailto:boost-build_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
> Can I declare an alias and then add targets to it?
> I create run tartgets in a loop, and I'd like to be able to add
> them all to an alias if possible.
> I don't know of the top of my head.. But can you add the targets to a
> list in the loop and then create the alias with the list after the loop?

I've done that a few times. Something like:

local exes ;
for local s in [ glob progs/*.c ] {
    exe $(s:B) : $(s) ;
    exes += $(s:B) ;
alias executables : $(exes) ;


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