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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [Build] Review of documentation
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-19 09:48:50


Lee Winter wrote:
> As a potential new user I spent some time reviewing all of the
> documentation that I could find for bjam and Boost Build. Frustrated
> by that effort, I annotated the user doc with potential corrections
> and improvements. It was my intention to do so while my eyes were
> still "virgin" and not biased by experience with using the tools.
> After I have some experience in using the tools I plan a second review
> aimed more at content than at clarity of presentation. Is this an
> appropriate forum to submit those annotations?


> As I being using the tools there is one question that I cannot resolve
> by inspection of the documentation. That question is how to get one
> jam file to suck in another as #include allows c files to suck in h
> files. I'm morally certain that such a capability exists, but I have
> not found any existential proof to support my opinion. Is there such
> a capability and, if so, how is it exercised?

include path/to/file ;

However, it's usually better to use import.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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