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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-15 02:20:36

Mark Elston wrote:

> I then cd'd into the example/libraries directory and ran bjam
> without any parameters. Everything seemed to build just fine
> except I got the following three lines in the build output:
> warning: using independent target <lib1/msvc/debug>lib1.dll
> warning: using independent target <lib1/msvc/debug>lib1.rsp
> warning: using independent target <app/msvc/debug>app.rsp

In the current version I see only one of those warnings. Anyway, gotta remove
the last one too.

> Another issue is that we would like to provide a "common" build
> environment for all the developers on a project to use. Rather than
> tell them "get the boost-build package and build it, ..." we would
> like to put together a pre-built binary with bjam and all its supporting
> files. What would that list of files include. I assume there is some
> set of the directories under the boost-build directory that must be
> available when using bjam. However, I cannot find any documentation
> that says "here is what you need in your environment". I assume you
> don't need the jam-src, example, or doc sub-directories. Which, if any,
> of the other directories do you need?

You don't need: "debian", "doc", "example" and "test" and you need everything

BTW, the boost-build.jam file mentioned in the "Installation" section of

can be quite handy for a project. It can give the path to a "official" V2
installation location, so that developers don't have to set BOOST_BUILD_PATH
in environment.

- Volodya


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