From: Peter Steiner (peter.steiner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-08 07:15:34
On Wed, 8 May 2002 06:46:00 -0500, David Abrahams wrote:
>> I'd like to have as few environment variables as possible and be able to
>> each of them from the command line.
> ^---------------- ?? I think there's a verb missing right here.
Yes, that verb would be 'override'
> We are deemphasizing the use of command-line variables for boost.build v2.
> If you're trying to set the JAMBASE programmatically from an environment
> variable I might suggest a forwarding script, jjam.bat:
> @echo off
> jam -f%JAMBASE% %*
I don't _want_ to use environment or command line variables. I'd like
most if I could set just JAM_TOOLSET and JAMBASE in a local file
(Jamrules?). But if a have set no environment variables, jam complains
about a missing JAM_TOOLSET.
See also my other post in this thread.
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