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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-07 02:35:07

On Friday 07 April 2006 08:57, Matt England wrote:
> I manage a project (that's soon to go open source) that depends on Boost
> libs (the specific ones listed at the end of this email).
> I want to include Boost source for these libs in my project's source
> tarball (much the same way Subversion does for apr, apr-util, and neon; I'm
> sure other projects do similar things) and then include the
> Boost-lib-building in the build-from-source procedure for my project's
> software, all by just using GNU-make 3.80 or above.
> Is this feasible? If so, can I do it without having to include *the
> entire* source-code set (with it's enormouse number of files) or being
> forced to use bjam?

For sources, you can just pick appropriate subdirectories of "lib". For
headers, you can either grab them all, or try to use "bcp" utility to copy
only the necessary subset.

For building, you'll either have to use bjam or roll your own solution for
building Boost (not recommended).

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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