From: TEMPLIE CÃ©dric (cedric.templie_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-05 08:39:54
David Abrahams wrote:
> TEMPLIE CÃ©dric wrote:
> > Vladimir Prus wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 04 January 2005 17:54, TEMPLIE CÃ©dric wrote:
> >>>Why is build-dir requirements of a project a relative path ?
> >>>Indeed, I used a shared directory on the network to build some
> >>>and the obj file are build on the remote computer.
> >>>I want prefer to set that my build-dir is a directory on the local
> >>>If you know another way to do that instead of using build-dir please
> >>>tell me.
> >>>Thx in advance
> >> Using absolute name:
> >> project
> >> : build-dir /tmp/bbb
> >> ;
> >> works for me. What kind of problem are you having?
> > If I set build-dir (at the leaf project or at the top project) it tries
> > to create a subdirectory in the project folder....
> > What I want is really to build object in another directory... moreover,
> > if I set, for exemple, my build-dir to "C:/TEMP/BUILD/" (using
> > path-constant) the system does not build because it tries to create a
> > directory named my_project/C:/TEMP/BUILD/...
> I'm almost sure this is a failing of our path translation system. Try
> import path ;
> and then using
> [ path.make C:/TEMP/BUILD ]
> in place of C:/TEMP/BUILD.
it works :)
Thank you very much
>From where comes the failure ?
It is my fault ? or is it my BB that is not up to date ?
I wanted to use something like that:
- in my project-root define a path-constant TMP_BUILD_DIR = "C:/TEMP/BUILD/"
- using build-dir $(TMP_BUILD_DIR)
but it seems that it is not possible... or I do that in the wrong way...
> Good luck!
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
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