Boost logo

Boost-Build :

From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-13 15:56:56

Reece Dunn wrote:
> Jared W. Robinson wrote:
>>Second, BJam is a descendant of Jam. BJam is poorly documented in
>>comparison, so it's important to understand Jam. The best, and most
>>effective way, IMHO, to get started is to read
>>followed by using as
>>a reference.
> See boost/tools/build/jam_src/Jam.html.

Also, <> describes the bjam
extensions. I'm personally planning on rewriting both of those into one set of
docs, in QuickBook, so that it can be directly integrated into the rest of the
Boost and BBv2 docs.

> There is also a lot of information spread out all over the place (BBv2
> docs, Wiki, Boost/Getting Started, jam_src/index.html, etc.) that should
> be in one place (this is part of the confusion).

But we have to be careful how we put those together because at some point it
starts looking scary for beginners to encounter a large document just to build

> Also, the BBv2
> documentation is difficult to access ( -> Getting Started
> (Preparation) -> Boost.Build -> Boost.Build2 -> Documentation).

Well it's also available from <>. But I'm
failing to find a link to that any place obvious.

-- Grafik - Don't Assume Anything
-- Redshift Software, Inc. -
-- rrivera/ - grafik/ - 102708583/icq

Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at