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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] New engine version
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-09 06:47:00

On 9 December 2011 04:30, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 12/08/2011 01:14 AM, Daniel James wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Since the new engine isn't compatible with older versions of boost,
>> can the version be updated, so I can tell which one I'm using? When I
>> run 'b2 --version' it still says "Boost.Build 2011.04-svn".
> Done.


> I think the right behavior is
> a) installed b2 uses installed Boost.Build
> b) b2 built in the Boost tree uses Boost.Build from
>   the Boost tree.
> To make work, all we need to do is search
> for boost-build.jam relative to the directory
> containing the executable instead of using
> the current working directory.  Thoughts?

That sounds good to me. Might be worth considering package management
systems that have odd directory layouts. Although they can always just
patch it if they need to.

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