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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-11 17:48:27

"Robert Ramey" <Ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I'm confused about the role of <include> and <sysinclude> in a V1 Jamfile.
> I don't see it explained anywhere.
> Some build Jamfile include under requiremens
> <include>$(BOOST_ROOT)
> others include
> <sysinclude>$(BOOST_ROOT)
> at least one include both.

Well, the idea is that sysinclude is for angle includes and include is
for quote includes. But compilers (and boost libraries) are _so_
inconsistent in their treatment of angles and quotes that the
distinction doesn't really mean much

> The impression I had was that this is automatically included from
> boost-base.jam or ?

what's "this?"

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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