Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Relative paths in user-config.jam
From: Jürgen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-09 05:20:03
Hi Michael !
An'n Freitag 09 Januar 2009 hett Michael Marcin schreven:
> Jürgen Hunold wrote:
> > I think that adjusting HOME is no good idea (tm).
> > You are using a wrapper script, so you could try and run
> > bjam --user-config=../../../.. user config jam.
> > Else I think I need a simple test case to play with.
> Didn't know that option existed.
Well, I thought it was listed in --help, but it isn't. ;-(()
> I had to add \user-config.jam to the end of your string but that is much
Sorry, my fingers were still frozen ;-))
> It wasn't mentioned at
> http://tinyurl.com/78kcq7 so I thought modifying HOME was my only option.
Oh, that's bad. But that flag was introduced for internal testing, so no
wonder it is not documented.
> My original problem still stands of trying to run quickbook.exe et al
> from a relative path.
> I can post output from bjam if it helps.
A test case would be better, but some output might suffice...
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