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From: Yuval Ronen (ronen_yuval_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-19 12:53:51

> > Why is this so? What purpose does it serve, if I may ask. Why not just
> > the relative path in the files?
> You can move the Jamfiles around the Boost project without concern for
> where they are. Also, when you're deep in a project like
> libs/python/test, it's much clearer to write $(BOOST_ROOT)/whatever
> than ../../whatever. Can you tell at a glance what the latter refers to?

I see.

> > Will this be useful for other projects?
> Sorry, I don't understand the question.

Forget about it. It's way off topic, and actually, it was a stupid question
to begin with.

I really appreciate you spending your time answering my questions,

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