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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] path-constant does not work insideproject-config.jam
From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-20 09:49:05

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Thursday 12 November 2009 17:14:30 Johan Nilsson wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying to use project-config.jam to extend BOOST_BUILD_PATH for
>> my entire project. However, it seems like when using path-constant
>> here, the path remains relative to the current working directory.
> Yep, it's because project-config is a weird kind of project that is
> not associated with a location -- mostly, to prevent putting buildable
> targets there. I am playing with some alternatives now.

Ok, thanks.

I've worked around it by specifying the root directory in an enviroment
variable for now, but as mentioned I'd prefer to have the project as
self-containing as possible.

/ Johan

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