From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-01 12:00:15
"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> No! It's supposed to check %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH% first, then %HOME%,
>> then %BOOST_BUILD_PATH%. I'll look at this.
> I think this is backwards. If someone has gone through the trouble of
> setting a HOME environment variable, that one should be preferred over
> %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%. Consider that many people out there have probably
> defined HOME for the sole purpose of making bjam work (I'm one of them).
> This change will break them by causing bjam to look someplace else for
You really think it's likely that they've set up HOME and yet have
installed a user-config.jam that they don't want bjam to use in
%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%? I don't.
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