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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-23 02:12:28

David Abrahams wrote:

> > ./src/project1/a.cpp
> > I have to create ./build/src/project1/a.o. Roughly speaking ./build/
> > directory is mirror of src directory. There are couple advantages of
> > such approach:
> > 1.You can delete build results with simple 'rm -f'
> > 2.You keep your source tree clean from intermediate files.
> >
> > Is there any simple way to improve boost.jam v2 to implement this
> > approach?
> In BBv1 that's spelled ALL_LOCATE_TARGET, but I don't know if that's
> been implemented in v2 yet.

One can use 'build-dir' attribute, in top-level Jamfile:

: build-dir build

Note that it will still cause the generation of "gcc/debug" directories -- it
that a problem?

- Volodya


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