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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-13 10:25:09

Rene Rivera wrote:
> [2002-09-13] Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>I continue to play the role of task master -- that is, suggesting others
>>to do work I could do myself ;-)
>>This time I'm thinking about path features (issue 579698). Whenever path
>>property is specified in Jamfile and the path is relative, we need to
>>translate it. Specifically,to take path to the jamfile, and join it with
>>the features value. This is not a big feature, but we'd need it if we
>>want to compile Boost with V2 ASAP.
>>Rene, do you have time/inclination to give it a try?
> I have time as long as it's only a few hours a week, busy is an
> understatement for my current state :-\

:-) Few hours a week is better than nothing! That way you'll still be
aware what is going on.

> This one doesn't sound too time consuming so I'd say yes, and I think I'll
> have time this weekend to work on it. Are there more details in the task
> entry?

No. Just remember there are two places where properties are specified:
in project declaration and in target declaration. Also, it would be nice
to test this new options, by running build from project root and subdir
and checking that paths are translated accordingly.

- Volodya


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