Subject: Re: [Boost-build] path-constant does not work insideproject-config.jam
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-21 06:51:13
On Friday 20 November 2009 17:49:05 Johan Nilsson wrote:
> 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.
This is fixed now, see:
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