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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-30 02:13:04

Hi Motonari,

> >I think that the best solution to to move the 'stage' invocation to the
> >top-level Jamfile. That way, you'll have maximum control and won't have to
> >write stage targets in every subproject.
> However, that way, 'stage' doesn't work when starting bjam at [foo]
> directory, does it?


> I think I should explain the background.
> The reason I would like to start bjam at [foo] directory is basically
> just for convenience. My editor(emacs) is configured to invoke 'bjam' at
> the location of the current opened file(foo.cpp) whenever I type C-cC-c
> (compile command).


> Also, I want to copy every module to the same directory because, for
> example, foo.exe dynamically loads foo.dll from the same directory.

You choose. I have one top-level "stage" target which stages everything. This
means I have sometimes to run bjam in the top-level directory. The layout
you're using, with one stage per Jamfile is sensible too, I was just making
sure you know the other alternative.

> >I think the simplest way is to use
> >
> > path-constant TOP : . ;
> It worked! Thank you very much.

You're welcome.

- Volodya


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