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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-25 11:02:27

Larry Evans wrote:
> On 10/25/07 08:21, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> [snip]
>>> If not, then how
>>> does the user know which value to use?
>> It should be the 'installation prefix' used when building/installing
>> python.
>>> Also, how do you test for whether bjam is python-enabled?
>> $ bjam -f-
>> PYTHON_IMPORT_RULE os : getcwd : PyBB : getcwd
>> <Ctrl-D>
>> is a quick and dirty way. We probably should change bjam -v
>> output so indicate python is enabled.
> OK. Tried that test and failed; so, tried ./ --with-python=/usr
> and it succeeded. Sorry for noise. I just couldn't see anything
> in with python, but it was just 'disguised' in the $@
> passed to echo_run near the end.

Yea, the don't use the options at all. They are passed to
the bootstrap jam0(.exe) built by when run with build.jam.
It's build.jam that does all the real work.

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