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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-22 20:54:55

Jeff Holle wrote:

> I am getting frustrated attempting to use bjam outside of the boost
> directory tree.
> My system is Mandrake Linux 9.1.
> I'm using the CVS head of boost obtained a few days ago.
> Boost was built successfully with gcc v3.3 and testing boost::python
> against python 2.3.2 seems to work. At least the getting_started2
> extension module builds and works satisfactory.
> My bjam reports with -v:
> Boost.Jam Version 3.1.9. OS=LINUX.
> Copyright 1993-2002 Christopher Seiwald and Perforce Software, Inc.
> Copyright 2001 David Turner.
> Copyright 2001-2002 David Abrahams.
> Now I'm stuck attempting to use my project directory, which is outside
> of the boost directory.
> Boost related environment variables are:
> BOOST_ROOT=/home/jholle/boost_CVS
> BOOST_BUILD_PATH=/home/jholle/boost_CVS/boost/tools/build/v1
> I attempted to employ the file obtained from the boost
> website and have changed it to reflect my environment as follows:
> boost-build.jam:
> boost-build $(BOOST_BUILD_PATH) ;
> Jamrules:
> path-global BOOST_ROOT : $(BOOST_ROOT) ;
> Could somebody point out what I'm doing wrong?

If you could shows a bit more detail I'm sure we can help. What kind of errors
are you getting? What are you trying to do? Are you trying to use a Boost
library from your project? Or just use Boost.Build for your project?

I think I can guess some of the answers myself but knowing what is going wrong
is probably the key ;-)

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