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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-26 02:59:09

On Friday 21 April 2006 18:26, David Abrahams wrote:
> Juergen Hunold <hunold_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> Please don't use environment variables for configuration. One of the
> >> goals of BBv2 is to not rely on the fragile environment for such
> >> things.
> >
> > Understood. I'm not fond of environment variables myself.
> >
> >> Please use a command line option instead, like
> >> "--build-dir=...".
> >
> > Well, doing this on _every_ bjam invocation screams for trouble.
> I agree, but then there should be a way to set it up in user-config.jam

I'd prefer something more flexible in 'user-config.jam', for example a rule,
that is given an absolute path to Jamroot, and has a change to override build
dir only for that project. For example, I have several large project that I
want to build to a special huge drive specifically intended for building
larger projects. But I don't necessary want *every* project to be built

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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