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Subject: [Boost-build] Building using b2 in a different partition from modular boost
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-09 12:43:02

I've tried to use bjam/b2 in a *different partition* from my modular boost at




I've tried adding a boost-build.jam file containing


boost-build I:\modular-boost ;


in the root of partition J: (containing my 'standard' boost project directory tree)


but I still get this failure (running any jamfile or just asking for b2 version)


J:\Cpp\fixed_point\doc>i:\modular-boost/b2.exe --version

Unable to load Boost.Build: could not find build system.


J:\Cpp\boost-build.jam attempted to load the build system by invoking


   'boost-build i:/modular-boost/ ;'


but we were unable to find "bootstrap.jam" in the specified directory

or in BOOST_BUILD_PATH (searching i:/modular-boost).


What should I be doing?


(Or should I just always keep everything in the I:\modular-boost tree? )






Paul A. Bristow
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