From: Chris Weed (chrisweed_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-16 17:42:34
On 7/16/06, Reece Dunn <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Chris Weed wrote:
> > Is there a way I can make a Jamfile for a library that just calls
> > configure and make on that library? For example I want to add a
> > Jamfile to my copy of fftw that will build it with configure and make.
> There is support for a make rule in BBv2, so you could use that :). I am not sure how it is used, not having used it myself, but the documentation (http://www.boost.org/boost-build2) should help.
> If that doesn't work, you can create a custom Jam rule/action (again, see the documentation for details) that would do this.
The make rule doesn't seem to correspond to Unix make. The closest I
could find was the example where the program pkg-config is launched to
create cxx-flags and link-flags. I am not familiar with this program,
so I am not sure I could replace this with configure/make.
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