From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-04 15:43:05
On Sunday 01 July 2007 15:17:57 Avery Fay wrote:
late reply but anyway:
> I'm trying to replace my current build system with Boost.build. Very simply,
> my directory structure looks like this:
> Now, project1 and project2 share some external libraries. So, according to
> the manual I should add them to site-config.jam like so:
> import project ;
> project.initialize $(__name__) ;
Those two lines are not necessary in Milestone 12.
> project site-config ;
> lib whatever : : <name>whatever : : <include>/usr/local/include/whatever ;
> I put this site-config.jam in the same directory as Jamroot.
This is wrong. Please see the docs for the table of where site-config.jam
will be found.
> I also tried using a path-constant to refer to the top level directory. So,
> in Jamroot I have:
> path-constant TOP : . ;
> and in /src/project1/Jamfile:
> exe project1 : project1.cpp TOP/site-config//whatever ;
Also note that to access variables, you have to use $(TOP), not TOP.
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