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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Use BB to generate visual studio projects?
From: arvid_at_[hidden]
Date: 2010-04-17 16:37:45

Quoting Emil Dotchevski <emildotchevski_at_[hidden]>:
> What about a different motivation for having the VS projects -- I'm
> happy with using Boost Build myself, but when I'm releasing code to my
> clients I want it to be in a more conventional form, of which the one
> most people use on Windows is VS projects. How difficult is it to add
> a feature to Boost Build to generate .vcproj file that contains all
> CPP files processed by a build request?

You can get pretty close with the -o option:

bjam -a -obuild.bat

Will build everything and output all the commands that were issued to

On windows it's not quite as convenient since it requires response files, so you
would have to make sure you distribute those as well.

Arvid Norberg

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