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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Extending bbv2 outside its directory
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-05 06:19:47

On Friday 05 December 2008 12:28:58 Samuel Debionne wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using bbv2 to build our projects. I have declared my own target types
> and tools (without too much pain). Right now these additional jam files
> are in the bbv2 tools subdirectory. What is the best way to include these
> "addons" outside of the bbv2 directory tree (to ease the maintenance each
> time I update boost) ?

It's best to include those extra directories to BOOST_BUILD_PATH. E.g.
you can put boost-build.jam at the top of your project that does
such addition.

> Tiebreaker question : is the python port going on ? Or is it stand
> by

It's somewhat delayed due to cleanup performed on the jam version, but will
be resurrected soon. Note that the last state of Python port already can
build applications with gcc, so further development is more like adding
more and more tools, rather than deep hacking.

> /replaced by the CMake initiative ?


- Volodya

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