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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
parent directories.
Please consult the documentation at ''.

When I look into the 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?


Jason Stewart


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