Boost logo

Boost-Build :

From: William Otte (wotte_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-29 01:45:27

Hi folks -

I am rather new to Jam and have a quick question that I have been
unable to answer through documentation or searching:

I am currently attempting to prototype a plugin for a tool that
generates tool-specific build configuration files from a high level
project description. This language may define several projects
(targets, I believe, in Jam parlance) per directory, all or some of
which may be grouped into a workspace.

To the point, in order to avoid having to make deep modifications to
this tool, I was wondering if it is possible to have several Jamfiles
(with different names of course) in the same directory? ie, (names
need not be what I suggest)


I could then have a top level Jamfile in the directory that could
selectively choose to build one or more Jamfiles present in the


Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at