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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] glob-tree question
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-30 08:46:49

On 5/21/2015 4:37 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:

> Boost.Python contains two "implicit.hpp" headers, once in
> include/boost/python/ and once in include/boost/python/converter/, and
> it seems as if the installation would try to copy both files to the
> installation location, ignoring their relative (subdirectory) path.
> I also tried the glob-tree rule (rather than path.glob-tree), which
> yields the error
> error: The patterns to 'glob-tree' may not include directory
> which I don't understand, as the glob-tree rule appears to be defined to
> take a 'roots' argument which is a (directory) location.
> What am I missing ?
> What is the suggested way to install headers, while preserving their
> directory structure (relative to some common prefix) ?


Does the "Preserving Directory Hierarchy" section at



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