From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-25 10:58:20
Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> troy d. straszheim wrote:
> In boost itself libraries live next to each other (in terms of file system
> layout). Thus, a sandbox project could be looked at as a single library stored
> 'out-of-place'. The build system should support referring to an existing
> boost tree for the 'official boost' dependencies, such that the sandbox
> project only needs to provide new or updated files, but not a whole copy
> of boost-mainline.
This is a huge problem with the current sandbox organization. After spending
a couple hours the other day trying to get boost.build to work in the sandbox
tree I gave up in frustration and had to copy sandbox directories into my
boost tree to use bjam. This is very annoying to say the least.
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