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From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-01 02:52:56

"Brian Ravnsgaard Riis" <brian_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Eric Niebler wrote:


>> I think this broke my Windows build environment. I had an envar
>> HOME=C:\home, but a freshly built bjam.exe was unable to find my
>> user-config.jam until I defined HOMEDRIVE and HOMEPATH also. Was this
>> intentional?
> What Windows? Without further ado in a dos-prompt on WinXP:
> C:>set home
> HOMEPATH=\Documents and Settings\Brian Riis
> Windows defines these by itself. (At least it should). Of course it'll not
> point into your C:\home directory, but using it should be "portable"
> across Windows versions *without* setting any environment variables. Your
> user-config.jam will have to go into C:\Documents and Settings\<your
> login>\, of course.

HOMEDRIVE and HOMEPATH does not necessarily point to that specific

// Johan

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