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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-26 08:43:17

On Tuesday 24 June 2008 22:35:55 Nafi Diallo wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a very basic question that I figured I might after fruitless effort trying to solve.
> I was able to succesfully download and install Boost as the root user.
> I also succesfully tried out the example for http under /libs/asio/example/http/server, bjammed it and run it fine.
> Now I logged in as a user that is not root. I copied the example to a custom directory, copied and changed boost-build.jam to update $BOOST_ROOT used by boost-build.
> Then when I run bjam, I get these 2 errors:
> *could not find parent for project at '.'
> * Did not find Jamfile.jam or Jamroot.jam in any parent directory
> my question is, what do I need to put in the Jamroot, if one is needed?

Whatever is usually placed in Jamfile. Build description file at the top of your project should
be named Jamroot. Build decsription file in nested directory should be named Jamfile.
Apparetly, the example has Jamfile, so when you copy it out of Boost tree, if you a project
without root.

- Volodya

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