Subject: Re: [boost] bjam boost build on windows - changing the path strategy (stage)
From: Robert (r.firl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-15 23:56:04
On 11/15/2017 2:54 PM, James E. King, III via Boost wrote:
> I would like to build boost into a prefix directory (.\b2.exe
> --prefix=C:\prefix) containing "C:\prefix\include\boost\..." and
> "C:\prefix\lib", just like the linux build does. On Windows it builds into
> ""C:\prefix\include\boost-1_66\boost\..." instead - is there a bjam control
> to get rid of the version in the prefix include path for header copies?
I use a Windows environment variable to have the starting path set to
whatever it needs to be. In Visual Studio it is invoked by $(BOOST_INCLUDE)
Then, when 1.64 is built, the include variable becomes:
Visual Studio only reads environment variables when it first launches.
Consequently, if it is already open, please restart it.
> - Jim
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