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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-31 12:15:43


I have a project that needs to use Boost libraries. Seems to me I want:

1. to configure the location of Boost in my user/site-config.jam so
that other people don't have to modify Jamfiles in my project
when they have a different installation

2. to be able to say that everything in my project gets boost's
usage-requirements in its requirements, by referring to the
identifier "Boost" (or whatever I used in step 1). In other
words, I want <sysinclude>xxxx where xxxx is the root directory
of Boost to show up in the requirements for all targets in my

How do I do it? Shouldn't this be prominently displayed early in the

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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