From: Peter Steiner (peter.steiner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-08 08:58:29
On Wed, 8 May 2002 16:23:55 +0400, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> So, you want to be able to specify default toolset for building some targets?
> Unfortunately, at this stage you cannot specify default toolset for a target.
> On the other hand, you can specify it for a project. In Jamrules you can write
> TOOLS ?= borland ;
> I'm not sure that it will be enough for you, though -- do you need to be able
> to link together targets with different default toolsets?
I guess that will be enough for me; I do not plan to link from different
> In fact, BOOST_ROOT is going to disappear. User is now able to specify the
> location of build system by either
> - creating at project root a file called "boost-build.jam" with the content
> boost-build <path_to_build_system> ;
That is exactly what I was missing. I have now succeeded in building a
small hello-world program with bjam and without any environment
=== file boost-build.jam
boost-build c:/l/jam/tools/build ;
=== file Jamfile
TOOLS = MSVC ;
MSVCDir = "C:\\Program Files\\Microsoft Visual Studio\\VC98" ;
exe hello : hello.cpp ;
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