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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-28 18:36:48


Jonathan Biggar wrote:
>> I can't see why bjam install works from the boost root directory.
>> Can anyone else see how /boost//install-headers is defined?
>> I could only find /boost//install-proper-headers and
>> /boost/some-lib//install-headers

Solution: The targets created by boost_install are ignored by Jamroot.

> Yes, I think you've found the problem. Replacing
> /boost//install-headers with //boost-install-proper-headers in Jamroot
> makes install in a library subproject work.
> However, it doesn't appear to actually force the headers to install.
> Does "explicit" override a dependency? Should it?

Jamroot globs for headers in the current working directory.

I'm attaching a patch that seems to work.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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