Titta: https://github.com/hpcugent/easybuild-easyblocks/pull/976

J.


> On 11 Aug 2016, at 12:11, Kenneth Hoste <kenneth.ho...@ugent.be> wrote:
> 
> Hi Joachim,
> 
> On 11/08/16 11:49, Joachim Hein wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> 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
>> 
>> export BOOST_ROOT=$EBROOTBOOST
>> 
>> 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 suffice.
> 
> 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 [1].
> 
> 
> regards,
> 
> Kenneth
> 
> 
> [1] 
> https://github.com/hpcugent/easybuild-easyblocks/blob/master/easybuild/easyblocks/x/xmipp.py#L193

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