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From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-06 07:35:13

Daryle Walker wrote:

> OK, I tried Boost.Build out:
> 1. Since I'm loading from SVN, I'm have to make sure bjam is always
> generated after an update. I have this in a shell script:
> //=================================
> MY_PROGRAMMING="$MY_HOME"/Documents/Programming
> MY_BOOST_SVN="$MY_BOOST"/main-svn/boost-trunk
> echo "Updating Boost Main SVN"
> cd "$MY_BOOST_SVN"
> svn update
> echo "Rebuilding Boost.Jam for SVN"
> cd "$MY_BOOST_SVN"/tools/jam/src
> sh ./
> cp bin.macosxppc/bjam "$MY_HOME"/bin/bjam-svn
> rm -rf bootstrap
> rm -rf bin.macosxppc
> //=================================
> Is there a better way to do this? Is making the final executable be
> named "bjam-svn" bad? Calling "bjam-svn --version" gets me
> "Boost.Build V2 (Milestone 12) Boost.Jam 03.1.17" (on two lines). It
> properly uses the "darwin" toolset when building.

This looks fine. I'm not sure about "better" way -- if this one works,
then it works.

> 2. I put $MY_BOOST down as my $BOOST_BUILD_PATH, so I wouldn't have
> to put the *-config.jam files in my home directory. My copies of the
> latest Boost download and the subversion repository are also in this
> directory. Will that mess anything up? What's the "site-config.jam"
> file for anyway? Only one line was uncommented in "user-config.jam",
> the "using gcc ;" line. Is this suitable for a Mac OS X (10.4.11)
> system?

No, you need "darwin" as tools.

> daryle[hello]$ bjam-svn toolset=darwin
> ~/Documents/Programming/Boost/main-svn/boost-trunk/tools/build/v2/
> build/feature.jam:466: in feature.validate-value-string from module
> feature
> error: "10.2" is not a known value of feature <macosx-version>

Oh, you actually have 10.2 SDK installed? Can you "svn up" and try again?

- Volodya

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