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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] New engine version
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-14 19:51:36


On 12/09/2011 03:57 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> I think this is the way it is supposed to work anyway, almost.
> 1. b2 checks self location via SELF_PATH builtin, and adds
> $SELF_PATH/../share/boost-build
> to the search path for boost-build.jam
> 2. boost-build.jam in C++ Boost is checked before that one, so overrides
> the location.
> So, is the proposal to make 'b2' installed in system directory use
> boost-build in the
> system directory even if run inside Boost?

Yes. It seems to me that Boost.Build and b2 are
much more tightly coupled than Boost.Build and
Boost, so I would think that it's more important
to make sure that the engine version matches
Boost.Build than that Boost.Build matches Boost.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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