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Re: [Tooling] [isocpp-modules] Dependency information for module-aware build tools

From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2019 18:43:30 +0000
> On Mar 6, 2019, at 6:49 AM, Boris Kolpackov <boris_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Ben Boeckel via Modules <modules_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 16:26:25 +0200, Boris Kolpackov wrote:
>>> The compiler may also find a BMI that is out-of-date.
>> That's a problem in the build graph, not the compiler. An error would be
>> nice though if the compiler can divine "out-of-date" somehow (I'd expect
>> it to result in a linker error later today).
> I was referring to the case where BMIs for header units are found via
> some sort of search path. Which is, it seems, where things are leaning
> towards with the idea of letting the compiler locate the BMIs and fall
> back to real headers if not found.

I strongly prefer a direct 1:1 mapping for header units too.

> But if direct, one-to-one mapping is supplied by the build system
> (as I believe it should be done), then, yes, an out-of-date BMI
> would indicate a build system problem.
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Received on 2019-03-06 19:43:37