From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-27 08:20:04
Jonathan de Halleux wrote:
> At 16:48 27/06/2003 +0400, you wrote:
> >Hi Jonathan,
> > > 1) How do you specify a system include directory for all projects. For
> > > example, I want to specify the boost directory in the user-settings.jam
> > > ?
> >There's no such way at the moment. Do you mean that those global includes
> >apply to all projects implicitly?
> Yes. These would be set in the user-settings or site-settings and would
> apply to all sub-projects in the build.
Ok, I'll add this to our issue tracker.
> > > 2) I have multiple installation of msvc (6sp5, 7, 7.1), how do I
> > > specify which to use ?
> >You can write ;
> > using msvc : 6.5 ;
> > using msvc : 7.1 ;
> >and they run
> > bjam msvc-6.5 ;
> > bjam msvc-7.1 ;
> >You can actually run
> > bjam --help msvc.init
> >to find out all parameter you can pass to using, though the output
> > currently is not pretty. The comments in "msvc.jam" should be documenting
> > everything.
> I didn't know about the --help flag. It looks like there is a lot of doc.
> available from the --help flag that is not in the "official" boost-build
> user guide.
> It would be usefull to stress that fact out. Anyway, thks for the fast
Sure, the reference should specifically say that there's --help flag and most
common uses of it. Getting help on toolset is one of the most obvious uses.
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