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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-28 12:05:18

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 11:39 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] RE: Installing Boost

> From: <schalk_cronje_at_[hidden]>
> >>>
> > $prefix/include/boost/1.27.0/boost/.../*.hpp
> > $prefix/lib/boost/1.27.0/*.(a,so)
> > $prefix/share/boost/1.27.0/tools/build/*.jam
> I prefer this kind of approach. On Linux (Mandrake or RedHat) I would
> use $prefix/include/boost-1.27.0/boost with a symbolic link from
> $prefix/include/boost to the default boost version. The same applies to
> compiled libraries.
> <<<
> Please keep in mind that boost headers usually #include other boost
> using absolute paths

You can't mean that!

/usr/include/foo.hpp would be absolute
boost/mpl/for_each.hpp would be relative to the #include path.

> (since Metrowerks is reported to have problems with
> relative includes)

Its IDE has no way to enable searching relative to the file which contains
the #include directive.

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