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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-04 03:02:00

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> Oliver Schoenborn wrote:

>>>> Hi, Is there a way of specifying the boost-build dir in the top-level
>>>> Jamfile of a project?

>>>> It seems like it can only be done in the boost-build.jam file

>>> It's better than the previous kludge of specifying an environment
>>> variable.
>> Why is it better? An environment variable seems easier, unless you
>> have two installations of Boost.Build.
> It's better because you can drop a "build" directory to your project,
> and put
> boost-build build ;
> to the boost-build.jam file. It will work without having all users of
> the software download Boost.Build and set environment variable.
> OTOH, environment variable is better if you have many projects using
> Boost.Build, and all users have Boost.Build already installed.

Okay, thanks.

> - Volodya


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