# Boost-Build :

Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Locating a Boost build command
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-19 15:11:52

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 2:03 PM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]>
wrote:

> I see in a current Boost build jamfile ( libs\context\build\Jamfile.v2 )
> that the command 'cpp' is being invoked for a particular action. Is 'cpp' a
> built-in command ? If so where would I find its explanation, or where would
> I find explanations for any built-in commands ?
>

It's not a built in command. That build file assumes that 'cpp' is an
executable (since it's inside an action) readily available in the PATH. For
BB there are no built-in commands. Anything in the actions must be
available from the operating system somehow.

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