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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-22 07:02:30

Jody Hagins <jody-boost-011304_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I apologize in advance. I can not figure out how to get tests to build
> and run correctly from within subdirectories. The --builddir option
> does not seem to be honored, and the Jamfiles are so "simple" that I
> haven't a clue as to what is happening.

You have to tell us something about what you tried and what response
you got.

> To be honest, I have made several attempts at using bjam, but the only
> thing I can get to work is a toplevel make of everything. So, for all
> my own stuff, I have been using a mirror hierarchy and Makefiles (since
> that is what I have been using for the last 2 decades).
> However, I now want to get some code ready for submission (I have moved
> type_id and in the process have written a dynamic library wrapper as
> well). Unfortunately, I can not get my tests to integrate very well
> within boost. Thus, I humbly ask for any pointers and/or assistance in
> this regard.

most tests can be built with

     bjam test

but as I said, we may need more info about your particular problem.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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