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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] boost 1.56 where is 'tools/build/v2' ?
From: Thomas Suckow (thomas.suckow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-21 12:38:57

On 08/21/2014 06:57 AM, avib369 . wrote:
> My own project uses the boost build. In the root of my project tree I have a file boost-build.jam.
> Which has always been:
> BOOST_BUILD ?= $(BOOST_ROOT)/tools/build/v2 ;
> This no longer works. To get things to work I had to change to:
> BOOST_BUILD ?= $(BOOST_ROOT)/tools/build/src ;
> This is a shame, since in the past I only had to change a environment variable BOOST_ROOT
> to switch between different boost version !

This is _my_ preferred boost-build.jam

It has the benefit that it will find the boost build files by the b2/bjam executable used. It can also be overridden by --boost-build command line arg.

If anyone else has tricks up their sleeve for their boost-build.jam, I would invite you to share.


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