Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Improved Boost.Build install
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 06:40:41
On Tuesday 20 July 2010 13:06:04 Gevorg Voskanyan wrote:
> > 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:
> > - ./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
I've added a paragraph to that effect to the docs.
> > 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?
Nope. These changes are too big to force into release at this point.
-- Vladimir Prus http://vladimir_prus.blogspot.com Boost.Build: http://boost.org/boost-build2
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