From: Bilokon, Paul (paul.bilokon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-08 09:08:02
Many thanks for your help. This answers almost all of my questions. I have one problem though.
I need to copy test_hello.py (a Python test harness for the Python extension "hello") to each variant of the build directory:
How can I achieve this using the builtin install rule? I've tried a number of things, but a copy of the file doesn't appear.
Many thanks once again!
From: boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Jurko Gospodnetic
Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 12:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Using Boost.Build with Boost.Python: Three Questions; "Copy" Rule
> (1) Is it at all possible to change the location of the "bin" folder
> for my project or is it hardcoded? (bjam generates a number of files
> under (project root)/bin/msvc-8.0/debug and (project
> root)/bin/msvc-8.0/release. If so, what is the "correct" (good
> practice) way of achieving this?
You can specify it either for your project target (see
project my-project : build-dir C:\Haleluya
or you can specify it using the --build-dir command line option (see http://www.boost.org/doc/tools/build/doc/html/bbv2/advanced/invocation.html).
> (2) I am using Boost.Build with Boost.Python. The generated files are
> linked to boost_python-vc80-mt-gd-1_34_1.dll (debug) and
> boost_python-vc80-mt-gd-1_34_1.dll (release). But then I'm using
> install bin : hello : <location>$(dist-dir)/debug <variant>debug ;
> install bin : hello : <location>$(dist-dir)/release <variant>release ;
> in Jamroot to dist the files. The DLLs do not get copied to the dist
> location (nor do they appear under "bin"). How can I instruct bjam to
> copy the DLLs?
Depends what your 'hello' target does. Did you try running 'bjam hello variant=debug' and 'bjam hello variant=release'? Did that create the DLL files you need? If it did not then the install target got no such DLL targets as sources...
> (3) On a related note, is there a "copy" rule in Boost.Build (very
> much along the lines of the similar Ant rule), which would copy my
> supporting Python files to $(dist-dir)?
I believe that the install rule (a.k.a. stage) you are using is exactly what you need. :-)
Hope this helps.
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