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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Pointing to a Boost tree for bjam
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-15 16:14:15

On 15 November 2010 21:01, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Is there a better way ? Can I not somehow point to my Boost trunk from
> within my sandbox directory structure to be able to build sandbox docs,
> libraries, and tests without having to move my sandbox files into the
> appropriate place under my latest copy of Boost trunk ? It does seem as if
> Boost Build should be flexible enough to allow this. I do have my
> user-config.jam and site-config.jam in my %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%.

I created an example of how I set up a sandbox project:

You need to set the BOOST_ROOT environment variable for it to work.
I've seen other people use other methods, so it's not necessarily the
best way of doing things.


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