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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Conditional properties on the command line?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-14 13:52:44

> Try:
> bjam toolset=gcc/include=foo/include=foo2
> toolset=msvc/include=bar/include=bar2
> As for documentation, it's tricky issue. It used to be documented, but I
> don't
> want this to be too widely known feature, because this syntax causes some
> ambiguities
> when you have slashes inside the value, and it would be nice to invent a
> different
> syntax.


I tried that, but the second /include=bar2 was interpreted as part of the
first path :-(

Cheers, John.

PS I'm asking this because it's a neat way of closing an open issue down :-)

However, if the answer is "it's impossible", that might be a valid position

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