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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] How to use command line option -s?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-06 21:09:53


Boris Schaeling wrote:
> I'm trying to set a variable with the command line option -s:
> bjam -sx=y
> The Jamfile contains:
> ECHO $(x) ;
> I would expect to see y but I get an empty line. Isn't -s meant to set
> any variables? How do I set a variable on the command line?

x is defined in the global module, not any Jamfile's module,
so you have to use
ECHO [ modules.peek : x ] ;

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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