> 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:
>> 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 .