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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-07 11:17:15

On 2002-02-07 at 02:37 PM, ghost_at_[hidden] (Vladimir Prus) wrote:

>When loading a Jamfile, it is needed to load project-root.jam first. Unless
>I'm mistaken, the current opinion is that we should not require Jamfile to
>declare its location, but to use crawl-up to find everything. However,
>there's a problem -- we can't locate a file without including it. It will
>result in project-root.jam to be included once for each Jamfile, and I don't
>like that idea. In order to locate project-root.jam without including it,
>Glob building can be used, once we have it.
>Is my understanding correct? If so, probably I can try to grab Glob from 2.4.

I don't see how we would try to include it more than once. If it only gets
included by Jambase how else would it get in?

And yes, it would be much cleaner to use glob to find the file. But since
Boost.Build will be loaded and initialized we can try and make the module
system handle loading it.

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