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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-17 02:51:38

1) --version ALL by itself should return the version NO MATTER WHAT!!
don't give me this junk about "wrong directory"
C:\Projects\boost>bjam --v2 --version
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\kernel\modules.jam:203: in normalize-raw-paths
rule NORMALIZE_PATH unknown in module modules.
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\kernel\modules.jam:252: in import
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\kernel\bootstrap.jam:50: in boost-build
C:\Projects\boost\boost-build.jam:12: in module scope

C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\examples-v2>bjam --v2 --version
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\examples-v2\..\kernel\modules.jam:203: in
rule NORMALIZE_PATH unknown in module modules.
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\examples-v2\..\kernel\modules.jam:252: in import
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\examples-v2\..\kernel\bootstrap.jam:50: in
C:\Projects\boost\tools\build\examples-v2\boost-build.jam:2: in module scope


4) bjam is broken

At Saturday 2003-08-16 00:05, you wrote:
>Victor A. Wagner, Jr. wrote:
> > It happens on Windows too .... with nary a jamfile in sight
> > C:\>bjam --version
> > Unable to load Boost.Build: could not find "boost-build.jam"
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------
> > Attempted search from C:\ up to the root
> >
> > Please consult the documentation at ''.
>No wonder. Installation docs say you should run the command from the root of
>unpacked tarball. The "Initialization" section in the docs has
>the details.
> > .....or from a reasonably fresh boost update from CVS
> > C:\Projects\boost>bjam --version
> > Warning: BORLAND_VERSION not set to 4, 5, or 6: staged Boost.Regex library
> > will be named appropriately for version 6
> > Warning: msvc toolset builds Boost.Regex library for vc6; use vc7 or vc7.1
> > toolsets for other versions
> > ^C
> > C:\Projects\boost>
> >
> > so, something is hozed
>Same mistake here. You're running "bjam --version" from boost root.
>it invokes V1. You might try either running "bjam --v2 --version" from the
>boost root, or "bjam --version" from tools/build/examples-v2
>- Volodya
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