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Subject: [Boost-build] prebuild step and "make" rule questions
From: Fadi Beyrouti (fbeyrout_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-18 13:30:36

Hello, I am a newbie to boost build and I am sure the questions I will be asking
have been asked before in one way or another, but I wasn't very lucky with my
search results. So sorry if you have seen this before.

1. In MSVC there we can run-a prebuild event, like for instance copying a file
from directory X to directory Y. What is the easiest way to express this in
boost build when I want to compile a library for instance? (with the "lib" rule)

2. I am trying to use the "make" rule to actually copy a file from directory X
to the current directory in which the jamfile exists but boost build is actually
copying the file to bin\msvc-9.0\debug\threading-multi which is really not what
I want. What can I do to make it achieve what I am after?

Thanks for your time.


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