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From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-24 15:58:09

On 24/09/2020 11:58, Alexander Grund via Boost wrote:
>>> On 9/24/20 11:19 AM, Alexander Grund via Boost wrote:
>>>> Is there some common practice where to put such configure checks that
>>>> are required to build the library?
>>> I'm putting configure/build time checks in the config directory at
>>> the top level of the library.
>>> But I don't think there is an official guideline wrt. this.
>> I think there should be.  And not just in JSON metadata.  But it is a
>> big job for some libraries,
>> duplicating what is in jamfiles.
> Starting a new thread. TLDR: Where should (source)files go that are
> required during the "configure" step of a regular build?

I've always put them under /config.

But there's nothing official about that.  Placing them under /build
would also be just fine I would think.


> Not sure what is meant by JSON metadata as I don't see how that is
> related. Can you elaborate?
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