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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Relative paths in user-config.jam
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-09 14:20:14

Jürgen Hunold wrote:
> 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
> better.
> Sorry, my fingers were still frozen ;-))
>> It wasn't mentioned at
>> 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...

Ok this should be a test case it is sort of large because it has all the
binaries and boost build etc since that is the whole point.

The idea is that running
test_case\projects\test_project\documentation\build_docs.bat should just

Michael Marcin

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