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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-10 11:03:39

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> I'd like to have directive like:
> global-build-dir /space/p2/build_dir ;
> which will causes all projects to be build under /space/p2/build_dir, with
> paths like
> /space/p2/build_dir/home/ghost/Work/boost
> /space/p2/build_dir/home/ghost/Work/boost_rc
> /space/p2/build_dir/home/ghost/Work/nm_model
> Maybe, this will solve the "build from read only medium" issue too (if global
> build dir can be specified from command line).

Whoa there. I didn't realize you meant for this to be global for all
users. How is it going to deduce the /home/ghost/Work part? I think
it's enough to make people specify that part explicitly.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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