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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Project and jamfile hierarchies
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-01 14:27:30


On 11/30/2010 5:54 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> I have jamfiles in a jamfile hierarchy of directories, with the
> top-level directory having a jamroot.jam. If a project in a jamfile at
> a lower level of the hierarchy has a different id than a project in a
> higher level of the hierarchy, does the lower level project still
> inherit attributes, contstants, and rules from its parent project ?

Yes. The project id has no effect on these things.

> What happens when two jamfiles in a jamfile hierarchy are given the
> same project id ? Is this an error, or does it have some use within
> Boost Build ?

project ids are supposed to be globally unique.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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