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From: Michael Buksas (mb1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-10 01:02:02

On Sat, 31 Jan 2004 07:55:27 -0700, Jeff Garland wrote

> First off, what version of bjam and boost are you using? I'm going to
> assume version 1.30.2 of boost.

It looks like boost-jam 3.1.7 from the rpm, and boost 1.30.2.

> I think that bjam isn't that great at compiling outside of the boost
> directory tree in the 1.30.2 version (I'm sure someone will correct me
> if I'm offbase here :).

This is a surprise. I had just assumed that the boost-jam would work the
same way on user projects as in the library itself. Well, you know what
they say about assuming...
I'll ask about the install option at the jamboost list. Thanks for the

In the meantime, is copying the libraries and using makefiles for
application code typically what people do to link against boost
libraries currently?

Thanks again,

Michael Buksas <mb1_at_[hidden]>

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