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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Pointing to a Boost tree for bjam
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-15 17:38:32

On 11/15/2010 4:14 PM, Daniel James wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the example. Unfortunately the docs for Boost Build don't
suggest this setup and very few sandbox libraries use it. I will try to
tack this on to whatever library I want to test and see if it works.

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