From: Craig Rodrigues (rodrigc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-29 07:50:33
On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 03:58:36PM -0400, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> What is the behavior of Boost.Build if your user-config.jam is empty?
> If it doesn't do the right thing, then I would agree with you and
> say "using gcc ; " is needed in user-config.jam as part of a package.
Actually, after looking at this a bit more closely,
I would recommend that as part of any package,
you put any default settings such as "using gcc ;"
It's not a big deal, but on multi-user systems, this would
indicate that site-config.jam is a "system-level" setting.
I would also recommend that in site-config.jam, in addition
to the default settings (such as using gcc ;), you
put a comment indicating that the settings in
site-config.jam can be overridden by putting
a user-config.jam in your $HOME directory.
-- Craig Rodrigues rodrigc_at_[hidden]
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