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Subject: [Boost-build] Library in sources or requirements?
From: Anthony Foglia (AFoglia_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-11 12:08:33

        When compiling an executable that uses a library, is there a difference

exe filesystem-test
    : filesystem_test.cpp


exe filesystem-test
    : filesystem_test.cpp
    : <library>/boost//filesystem

        We've been using the former, and that's what's described more
prominently in the documentation, but the contrib/boost.jam file uses
the other one in the example in comments.

        Sorry to seem rude, but our group of ~10 has been using bjam for nearly
two years, and none of use are close to grokking it. I can tell by our
messy Jamfiles that we're not using it as designed, but the
documentation is nearly useless as to what the best practices are.

Anthony Foglia
Princeton Consultants
(609) 987-8787 x233

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