Subject: Re: [boost] [1.39.0] Confusing directions in bootstrap.sh
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-05 01:10:36
Jeffrey Bosboom wrote:
> I used the --libdir= and --includedir= options when invoking bootstrap.sh.
> When bootstrap.sh finishes, it says to run './bjam', but when I did so,
> it didn't use the libdir and includedir I specified. Only when I ran
> './bjam install' did it do what I expected. I think bootstrap.sh should
> be changed to indicate that the 'install' argument is necessary.
It is not necessary -- however libdir and includedir only affect 'install'
target. The default target is 'stage' which puts libraries in stage/lib
and not system location, and therefore does not need libdir or includedir.
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