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From: Jürgen Hunold (hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-28 03:12:14

 Hi Volodya !

On Thursday 28 October 2004 09:56, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Hi Jürgen
> Do you think that a link to the reference would be enough. Like:
> The Boost.Build configuration is specified in the file
> "user-config.jam". You can edit the one which comes with Boost.Build,
> or create a copy in your home directory and edit that. (See <link>
> for exact paths).

Yes. As long as the "beginner" knows where to look when somethings goes

> > I've tried to configure V2 on another Win32 machine today and it
> > seems that the stated locations _are_ _not_ searched on Win32.
> > I've verified my running V2 setup and found that I've configured my
> > toolsets in the project's "project-root.jam". When I try to use the
> > specified locations nothing works anymore.
> > Can anybody with Win32 confirm this ?
> At least partly. When I use "bjam -sHOME=H:\ " it does not work.
> Internally, bjam very helpfully uses "H:\\user-config.jam" path and
> does not find it :-(
> What value of HOME do you use. Does it end with slash?

Yes, its "H:\", too ;-))

> I think bjam's behaviour is a bug and will fix in in either case.

Thanks !

> > And it seems that V2 "ignores" project-root.jam on Win32 and reads
> > Jamfiles above it. I think I can construct a test case for this
> > when needed.
> The only possible reason is some win-specific file case problems.
> However, bjam is supposed to ignore case on windows, and I can't
> reproduce this problem my changing project-root.jam to
> PROJECT-ROOT.jam, so yes, a testcase would be much appreciated.

Noted. I'll try to build one...



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