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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-18 21:03:32


I know you said to ignore your post, but I have a short hint for you: the
toolset name of the borland compiler under Boost.Build is "borland"
(lower-case, no trailing "C").


  David Abrahams, C++ library designer for hire

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----- Original Message -----
From: "AlisdairM" <AlisdairM_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2001 3:07 PM
Subject: [boost] Help with build system for IDE junkie

> I have been cosetted by IDEs in the Windwos world for the last 11 years,
> I'm having more trouble than I thought working out the boost command line
> build.
> I have followed (as far as I can tell) the instructions on the web site
> running the boost build on Win2K using borland BCB5. I set the BCCROOT
> environment variable in windows, and invoke JAM as
> jam -ftools/build/allyourbase.jam -sTOOLS="BORLANDC"
> I get told something about 9 targets, but I can't see what has actually
> achieved. The web page doesn't tell me what to look for, and so my plans
> getting it working, and then pulling it apart to understand why, are lost
> (
> Could someone point me to a good guide on getting started with JAM, and
> perhaps explain the results I ought to see?
> Thanks
> AlisdairM
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