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:
This is a welcome addition, thanks!
> I've committed a set of patches that make is *much* easier to install
> Now, given a source tree, one should do:
> - ./bootstrap.sh [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/bootstrap.sh
> 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?
Boost-Build list run by bdawes at acm.org, david.abrahams at rcn.com, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk