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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] path-constant does not work inside project-config.jam
From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-24 02:42:00

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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:

Just updated from trunk, and can confirm that it works for me as well.

Thanks / Johan

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