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Subject: Re: [boost] Bjam outside Boost tree
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-04 18:06:22


Jean-Louis Leroy wrote:
> I am working on a lib that is laid out in typical boost fashion: a
> directory with boost/rdb/includes.hpp, libs/rdb/src/stuff.cpp. When I
> put these two directories right inside a Boost tree that builds
> properly with bjam, I can build my libs as well (via chdir to
> libs/rdb/test and run bjam). I managed to get that much working.
> Now I would like to build outside the boost tree. I have found this
> message: but the
> link it contains is broken. I have tried to locate the information in
> the doc for half an hour now, without success. I tried to set
> BOOST_BUILD_PATH AND BOOST_ROOT to point to the boost tree. And copied
> boost-build.jam to the root of my dir.

The boost-build.jam in the Boost distribution uses a relative path.
You need to adjust it to point to the actual location of Boost.Build.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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