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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-09 09:35:25

Markus Schöpflin <markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden]> writes:

> [Note: This mail has already been sent to c.l.b.u. about a week ago. As
> I got no reaction I'm assuming that it has probably been missed. I'm
> resending it here because it might be the more appropriate ML anyway.]
> Hello,
> attached is a patch for pyhton.jam which allows to use python
> installation on Unix which have been configured with different prefix
> and exec-prefix. Currently this is not supported by
> The patch simply adds the missing include directory to the compiler
> command line as recommended in
> .
> After applying the patch you can either use
> bjam -sPYTHON_ROOT=<prefix>
> or
> bjam -sPYTHON_ROOT=<prefix> -sPYTHON_EXEC_ROOT=<exec prefix>
> Markus

Why is setting PYTHON_EXEC_ROOT better than setting PYTHON_INCLUDES
as already supported and documented in

Also, if there is a reason to accept this patch, I would also like a
documentation patch for the page mentioned above.

Dave Abrahams
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