From: jtorjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-16 02:36:09
David Abrahams wrote:
> There are no "settings" for directories that don't contain a Jamfile.
> That said, however, it would be trivial to modify Boost.Build to allow
> it. But is it an important use case? If it were, we'd surely have
I would say it is, but this is just IMO. We'll have to wait and see...
Again, in my case, this is very useful when building a library, and
building examples and tests that all share some common settings.
> received a request for it by now (?)
I would say that bjam is very boost-oriented, and from my experience,
using it to build something else (in my case, win32gui), has proved
So, I really felt the need for something like this (Cross Builder)
-- John Torjo, Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal -- "Win32 GUI Generics" -- generics & GUI do mix, after all -- http://www.torjo.com/win32gui/ -- http://www.torjo.com/cb/ - Click, Build, Run!
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