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From: Jurko Gospodnetić (jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-26 14:39:06

   Hi Nafi.

> 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?

   I believe the smallest step that would get your project working would
be to add an empty Jamroot.jam file in your top level project folder.

   An alternative would be to rename your top level Jamfile to Jamroot.jam.

   Hope this helps.

   Best regards,
     Jurko Gospodnetić

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