From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-28 04:23:51
> On Thursday 28 October 2004 09:56, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > Hi JÃ¼rgen
> > 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
Ok, link is added.
> > > 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 ;-))
;-) And maybe that H:\ is a your Linux home mounted over Samba ;-)
> > I think bjam's behaviour is a bug and will fix in in either case.
> Thanks !
Fixed and comnitted.
> > > 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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