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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-09 07:30:30

David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Does that mean we can just add directory of importing module to the *end*
> > of search path, and avoid the call to 'normalize-raw-paths' altogether?
> It depends what the adding of the directory is supposed to do. It
> wasn't my idea in the first place and I wanted to change it as little
> as possible.

IIRC, the idea was that if you have
"import my_custom_thing ; " in project-root.jam, it should work -- so the path
of importing module must be in search path. Since it was never meant as a way
to override standard modules, the path can be added at the end.

- Volodya


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