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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Boost.Build woes
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-12-21 18:06:07


On 12/21/2015 03:29 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 21.12.2015 17:07, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>>>> This is a later problem. The jamfile for your
>>>> example is trying to reference the BOOST_ROOT
>>>> project.
> Fair enough. So I rephrase my question: how should I write my Jamfile so
> it works independently of where the "boost root directory" is ? (In
> fact, what *is* the "boost root directory", in a setup with a binary
> install of Boost ?

It doesn't exist.

> I assume it's referring to the Boost.Build files, yes ?

  Actually it appears to be using it to set up
include and library paths. (/boost//headers
and /boost//boost_python) You'll need to find
another way. The boost.jam module might help.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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