From: Jason Stewart (jstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-23 09:35:04
At 05:11 PM 9/22/2005, you wrote:
>Jason Stewart <jstewart_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >>Well, you should use Jamroot, but that aside, add
> >> use-project /boost : $(BOOST_ROOT) ;
> > Do you mean the rules should be in Jamroot instead of project-root.jam?
>Jamroot combines the top Jamfile and project-root.jam; you can just
>dump everything in there. But it's not crucial.
I tried to create a new, simpler project--hello world. I tried to
create a Jamroot file and I get the following:
Failed to find the project root for directory '.'.
Did not find a project-root.jam file there or in any of its
Please consult the documentation at 'http://www.boost.org'.
When I look into the boost.build examples directory, it appears to
have separate Jamfile and project-root.jam files. Is this an artifact
of the version I'm using (I believe it's M10, I just downloaded it
yesterday). When I modify my files to look like those it works.
Should I be using the nightly snapshot version?
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