From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-26 04:08:53
Jurko GospodnetiÄ wrote:
> Hi Robert.
>> Can bjam detect if boost (libraries and/or header files) is installed? I
>> am thinking in terms of a manner similar to detection of MPI or Python.
> I do not so. Not unless you write this functionality.
> However, I do not really know how one would go about that since Boost
> does not have any 'standard' locations where it registers itself nor
> does is place itself in any sort of 'standard' location on different OSs
> so I do not know how one would find it in the first place, other than
> some sort of a brute force disk search...
I think that contrib/boost.jam purports to make installed Boost libraries
usable in Boost.Build projects, as soon as you tell when they are installed.
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