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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] installing headers
From: Ryan Gonzalez (rymg19_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-23 20:03:33

I have a Jamroot up at It has an example of installing some headers. You might find it useful!

On May 23, 2015 6:59:45 PM CDT, Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>On 23/05/15 07:55 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> On 05/23/2015 04:17 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>>> For the installation I'm currently trying to use package.install,
>>> takes a 'headers' argument. However, it appears as if these headers
>are all
>>> installed in the same directory (irrespectively of their relative
>>> location in the source tree). How can I instruct to
>>> headers from
>>> /my/source/tree/include/boost/python/... into
>>> /my/install/prefix/include/boost/python/... ?
>> I think the feature is called install-source-prefix.
>> You'll need to set it to the base directory whose
>> structure you want to kepp. In this case, probably
>> use <install-source-prefix>/my/source/tree/include
>> and set the install location for headers to
>> /my/install/prefix/include.
>That sounds good, though I'm not sure how to translate that into 'code'
>in my Jamfile. Can you point me into the right direction (an example
>Jamfile would be useful !) ?
> Stefan
> ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...
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