From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-23 06:51:31
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> 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?
It needs to be settable on the command-line, and possibly the environment.
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com
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