On 11/08/16 11:49, Joachim Hein wrote:
I had a user complaining that the easybuild generated Boost modules do not set
a BOOST_ROOT env variable. Having done a bit of research, it seems that this
is quite common (standard?) thing to have and many set-ups expect this. They
figured themselves by
Could there be an updated to have EB creating modules which do that
out-of-the-box? If I am lucky, a change in boost.py easyblock would fix that
for all. Otherwise, updating the easyconfigs for the latest version(s) should
Since there is a custom easyblock for Boost, that is indeed the right
place to do this.
You can do this by customizing the 'make_module_extra' method, see also
the existing Xmipp easyblock .