[jamming] MakeLocate bugfix

Matt Armstrong matt at lickey.com
Thu Feb 6 10:53:43 PST 2003

Matze Braun <matze at braunis.de> writes:

> Hi again,
> I'm having a Jamfile like this:
> LOCATE = out ;
> Main foo : source/bar.cpp ;

Here you are using a target name of "source/bar.cpp" but you will find
that you are fighting the spirit of Jam doing this.  The best way to
do what you want is this:

    LOCATE_TARGET = out ;
    SEARCH_SOURCE += source ;
    Main foo : bar.cpp ;

or, if you know that just bar.cpp is in the source dir:

    LOCATE_TARGET = out ;
    LOCATE on bar.cpp = source ;
    Main foo : bar.cpp ;

The idea is to use SEARCH and LOCATE to attach directory names to


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