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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-01 10:54:10

On Thursday 31 March 2005 21:15, David Abrahams wrote:
> Hi,
> 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

It seems to be impossible at the moment -- the 'use-project' rule is not
present in context of user-config.jam. I'll fix this.

> 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
> project.

Add <use>/boost, or whatever identifier you have chosen to your requirements.


Vladimir Prus
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