Subject: Re: [Boost-build] boost 1.57 user-config.jam
From: Suckow, Thomas J (Thomas.Suckow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-16 11:55:29
On 12/16/14, 6:10 AM, "Thomas M" <firespot71_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>I just wanted to build Boost 1.57.0, and I noticed that boost.build has
>undergone some changes (which do not seem to be fully reflected in the
>First, there is no tools/build/v2 directory any more, so I use the
>bootstrap.bat from tools/build (which itself refers to src/engine, ok).
>More important I cannot locate a user-config.jam file any more (except
>the one in the example folder), so where am I supposed to place the
>settings that have so far gone therein / how to invoke them?
The preferred location is your home directory.
The search paths are listed here:
I consider the practice of modifying the config in the boost build source
bad practice. But others may disagree.
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