Subject: Re: [boost] build and install boost subset does not install the header files
From: George Georgiev (george.georgiev.sf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-11-21 22:16:03
Thanks, this is the first time I am using the git distribution.
On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 4:18 PM, BjÃ¸rn Roald <bjorn_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On 21 Nov 2015, at 23:10, George Georgiev <george.georgiev.sf_at_[hidden]>
> > After some digging in the jam files adding headers as target solved the
> > problem. Is this something new?
> Yes, as of about 2 years ago. When you build from git repositories âb2
> headersâ is needed to stage all headers in the BOOST_ROOT/boost directory,
> in particular headers that is not used when you build boost. After
> transition to âmodularâ git based source code structure "b2 install" is
> still using files in BOOST_ROOT/boost as source for headers. There is no
> propper dependency to the git controlled headers in each respective git
> I think this is the only documentation of this workflow for git repository
> based boost builds. That could be improved, or even better the stage and
> install targets should be improved to work without the explicit call to the
> headers target.
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