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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-22 04:36:30

On Tuesday 21 March 2006 23:07, Amin Kharchi wrote:
> Hello!
> I have a question about building libraries. I tried to build a lib with
> this Jamroot script:
> -8<------------------------
> lib myLib : lib1.cpp ;
> -8<------------------------
> And I get this message from bjam:
> -8<------------------------
> D:\myLib>bjam
> Failed to find the project root for directory '.'.
> Did not find a project-root.jam file there or in any of its parent
> directories.
> -8<------------------------
> Does this mean, I need a project tree structure? I was thinking it's
> like building a single application (with the exe keyword in the script).
> I'm using this BBv2 Version:
> Boost.Build V2 (Milestone 9.1)
> Boost.Jam 03.01.08

The M9.1 version expects "Jamroot" to be named "project-root.jam". I'd suggest
you obtain the current nightly build from
In terms of features,bugs and stability, it's pretty sure the best you can

BTW, M9.1 is pretty old itself, there's M10 out there already available for

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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