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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-19 07:08:36

"Yuval Ronen" <ronen_yuval_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi all.
> I have a question which is somewhat Boost-related and somewhat general.
> I've looked at the build system (i.e, Jam files) and noticed that most of
> time, the directories (include directories, link directories) are specified
> in absolute format - $(BOOST_ROOT)/whatever. However, not all of them are
> absolute. Some are relative - ../../../whatever. Other parts of the Boost
> tree, such as the html files, contain relative paths.

Actually all the paths are relative. $(BOOST_ROOT) expands to a
relative path like ../../.. that is adjusted to a new appropriate
value in each Jamfile.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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