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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-18 10:39:33

Caleb Epstein wrote:
> Ok, there is surely more than one "right way", but I was just
> suggesting that a vendor can build a system-specific package (rpm,
> deb, etc) from the boost sources without needing to bang on the build
> system very much. "bjam --layout=system --prefix=tmp/usr install" or
> thereabouts.

And that's exactly what the --layout=system option was meant to do. It
wasn't meant as a substitute for packaging. And was design with feedback
from the Boost RedHat package maintainer.

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