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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-10 05:00:46

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> I was thinking about this recently and almost decided that the approach Toon
> has outlines is the right one. However, you're right that it's better to
> have a standard name of an option.
> The problem is this this:
> Jamroot:
> lib my_lib : my_lib.cpp ..//some_other_project ;
> If you run
> bjam --build_dir=/tmp/foo

We can make this as complex as we want. OTOH we can make it very simple
too. For instance we (with our projects) use 1 env.var. to define where
all 'derived objects' should go (e.g. ALL_LOCATE_TARGET). Every project
specifies it's build-dir (in the project-rule) to be

So it's also up to the boost-build project to be
read-only-medium-friendly in this case.


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