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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Changing user-config.jam after b2 command
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-03 06:46:06

On 1/2/2018 7:12 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> On 01/02/2018 04:49 PM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
>> After issuing a b2 command, can user-config.jam be changed without
>> affecting the original b2 command ? In other words does the b2 command
>> cache all the information it needs from user-config.jam so that changing
>> user-config.jam will not affect any further processing of the b2 command
>> ? If so, at what point in the output of the b2 command can I know that I
>> can change user-config.jam without affecting the b2 command processing ?
> user-config.jam is loaded once very early in
> the build process. Any changes made after it
> is read will have no effect. (This applies to
> all other modules and Jamfiles, too.) If you really
> want to know when user-config.jam has been loaded,
> you can put an ECHO in it (or just use --debug-configuration)

My user-config.jam consists of 'using' statements. Where am I supposed
to put an ECHO statement ?

> In Christ,
> Steven watanabe

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