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Subject: Re: [boost] How to make tests building faster?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-10 05:39:33

On 9 February 2012 19:32, Frank Birbacher <bloodymir.crap_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Am 06.01.12 00:06, schrieb Mateusz Loskot:
>> Then I have to wipe out C:\usr, go to
>> branches/release/tools/build/v2 and run the BBv2 installation
>> again:
> I don't even "install" BBv2. I just run the engine/ or .bat to
> build the bjam executable. Running this anywhere inside boost will
> automatically find the boost-build.jam file on top level. This way it
> will find the current BBv2 files.
> When building my stuff against one or the other boost version I simply
> switch the BOOST_ROOT environment variable to the respective boost
> folder. The bjam executables may reside in the same path using a
> different name like "bjam_1_48". This should reduce the hassle of
> repeatedly installing BBv2.

Sounds like a good idea too.

The only minor hassle is to make bjam/b2 executables visible findable
in the PATH
or one has to locate them using relative/absolute paths.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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