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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-31 06:56:36

John Torjo <john.lists_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi all,
> Is there a way to add an <include> to bjam, by specifying it on
> command line?
> In particular, I'm trying to build a non-boost library, which needs boost ;)
> Therefore, I need to specify the path where boost headers are. Since I
> want to distribute this library, I don't think that adding an
> <include> in the jamfile, specifying where my boost is installed is
> the way to go ;)
> So, is it possible? If so, how? Thanks.

The right way is to use project references. See the content of
libs/python/example for a complete illustration. Then you can put
<include>@boost in your project requirements (BBv1) or
<include>/boost// (BBv2).

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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