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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-14 10:39:26

Neal D. Becker wrote:
> On Friday 14 February 2003 10:25 am, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> [...]
> > > Oh, I see. But this doesn't get installed by any RPM. Should it?
> > > What is the minimum needed to install in order to be able to play with
> > > 3rd party boost packages?
> >
> > I'm afraid that full tree is needed now and I'm not sure what can be done
> > about it now. I think that for Boost.Build V2 will just have a separate
> > rpm which would allow building 3rd party packages. This might be possible
> > with V1, although I'm not sure I have the time (and access to Redhat box
> > ;-) )
> OK, I installed the whole boost src tree as /usr/local/src/boost_1_29_0
> I installed my 3rd party package in my home directory, as
> ~/program_options.
> Now let's try:
> cd ~/program_options/libs/program_options/build
> BOOST_BUILD_PATH=/usr/local/src/boost_1_29_0 bjam
> ../../../Jamrules: No such file or directory

Agh! Seems like Boost.Build assumes build inside the source tree! It also
sets BOOST_PATH variable, which is needed for correct include paths. Quite
troublesome... I think you better copy the library over boost source tree.

In V2 there will be support for multiple project, which will solve such

- Volodya

P.S. I'll go offline now, but feel free to report other issue you might run
into. I'll address them on Monday.


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