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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Way to build boost component from a GitHub repo?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-22 18:29:49

On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 11:48 AM, Tal Lancaster via Boost-build <
boost-build_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have been making changes to date_time which I cloned from GitHub. Now I
> want to build and run the test files included in that repository. How can
> I go about building and running these tests making use of the boost build
> mechanism?
> In the boost docs, I noticed bjam and b2, which appear to work off of .jam
> files. However, the date_time repository seems to be using Jamfile.v2
> files, which I haven’t found any reference to.
> I do have the boost_1_64_0 source distribute and run the bootstrap so I
> have bjam and b2.

You will need to clone Boost from git and substitute your date_time fork on
that clone. Some info here <>, <>.
You'll have to figure out how to use git to look at your fork though. Don't
know how to do that.

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