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From: Andre Genereux (andre_genereux01_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-27 14:09:49

Never mind, it just didn't understand the ~ in the file path. I put in
an absolute path and it worked fine.

Andre Genereux

--- In jamboost_at_[hidden], "andre_genereux01"
<andre_genereux01_at_y...> wrote:
> I'm in the process of piloting Boost Build V2 for use in the company I
> work for. We have a source structure similar to the following:
> project-|
> |-shared_code
> |-project_a
> |-project_b
> |-project_c
> |...
> I'm piloting Boost Build V2 in, say, Project A. I've got all of the
> Jamfiles for Project A set up, with a Jamroot in the project_a
> directory. I also want to use the shared libraries. Eventually, if all
> goes well, everything will be switched over to Boost Build V2, so I've
> created a "mock" shared Boost Build project in the form of a single
> Jamroot file which contains library declarations for all of the shared
> libraries (as well as required includes).
> The problem is this. In my Project A Jamroot file I've got the
> following line:
> use-project shared : ~/mockshare ;
> where ~/mockshare contains my mock shared project. This gives me an
> error because there is no Jamfile in ~/mockshare (even though there IS
> a Jamroot).
> Now, my first question would be, is this the correct way to access an
> external project?
> Second, should Boost Build not be able to see Jamroot files as
> Jamfiles? Am I going to have to switch to the Jamfile/project-root.jam
> structure?
> Andre Genereux


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