Subject: Re: [boost] Review request: auto-index tool
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-21 11:45:03
At Fri, 21 Jan 2011 09:01:39 -0500,
Bryce Lelbach wrote:
> While auto-index is still not a part of boost, I think you should check for the
> environmental variable BOOST_ROOT so that users can checkout auto-index and use
> it outside of their boost-trunk source tree. I see that you had:
> local boost = [ modules.peek : BOOST ] ;
> I've never seen the above done before to locate boost. I usually use:
> import os ;
> local BOOST_ROOT = [ os.environ BOOST_ROOT ] ;
> I'm sure volodya could tell us which is more portable.
Either one can work, but John's way is better.
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