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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-01 17:37:04

On Saturday, February 1, 2003, at 10:49 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:

> At 12:39 PM 2/1/2003, Matthias Troyer wrote:
> >< cat regress.log | $process_jam_log
> >---
> > > cat regress.log | $process_jam_log $boost_root
> >...
> >Finally, I wonder why I need the sixth change. How does this work on
> >other platforms? Is there an easier fix?
> I can answer that one. If process_jam_log is given no argument, it
> assumes it is being run from some directory within the boost directory
> tree, and starts recursing upward looking for boost-root. (It assumes
> any directory with a sub-directory named "libs" is the boost-root.)
> That mechanism is probably at play in the script.
> Specifying a directory argument is particularly useful if
> ALL_LOCATE_TARGET is being used to place the test targets someplace
> outside of the boost-root tree, which is a good idea.

Since I run it from within the boost directory tree, it probably fails
to find it automatically on the Cray. Is that a bug I should
investigate further?

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