[jamming] Overriding rules (was: Building Objects - Need to reference with grist when using them in another jam file?)

Craig Allsop cjamallsop at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 17:54:09 PST 2008


There maybe a jam out there that has this feature, I remember reading
about one with namespaces for rules which may support this. The stock
version doesn't as far I know.

Craig.

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 6:17 AM, John Waugh <john.waugh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 7:24 AM, Diane Holt <holt.diane at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Or just override the Objects rule, if you're going to be doing this for all
>> your Objects targets.
>>
>
> This brings up a question I've been meaning to ask:
> When you override a rule in Jam, is there a way to call the overridden rule?
> This would be kind of like calling "super.foo()" in some programming
> languages...
>
> I think the last-declared definition of a rule is the only one that
> exists, but figured I'd ask.



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