Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Improved Boost.Build install
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 08:25:04
On Tuesday 20 July 2010 16:12:50 Rene Rivera wrote:
> On 7/20/2010 3:06 AM, Vladimir Prus 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
> > and that's it. When one runs PREFIX/bin/bjam, it will automatically look for the
> > 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.
> I assume this new functionality is optional? In that I can still have a
Yes, you can, and if this file is present it will override self-relative search.
> Also.. What did you pick for the default PREFIX on Windows?
Oh, whatever package.install does ;-) Guess I've broken something, though :-(
I'll fix it up.
-- Vladimir Prus http://vladimir_prus.blogspot.com Boost.Build: http://boost.org/boost-build2
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