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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Improved Boost.Build install
From: Gevorg Voskanyan (v_gevorg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 05:06:04

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Hi,

Hi Vladimir,

This is a welcome addition, thanks!

> I've committed a set of patches that make is *much* easier to install
>Boost.Build itself.
> Now, given a source tree, one should do:
> - ./ [or .\bootstrap.bat]
> - ./bjam --prefix=PREFIX install

I'd suggest the doc to explicitly state this to be done in
BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/v2 when using whole Boost source tree to get Boost.Build,
otherwise it might be confused with BOOST_ROOT/

> and that's it. When one runs PREFIX/bin/bjam, it will automatically look for
> rest of Boost.Build in PREFIX/share/boost-build, so there's no need to set
> BOOST_BUILD_PATH, or boost-build.jam, or anything else.


> Comments appreciated.

Will this be shipped with upcoming Boost 1.44?

Thank you,

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