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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-18 08:08:39

A minor update to the Boost.Jam sources removes dependence on the
non-portable alloca() function by using byacc instead of bison. This should
help people who need to build on platforms where pre-built Boost.Jam
executables are not already available.

Vladimir, Toon, and any others who have been building Jam for release: it
would probably be a good idea if you'd make sure that you can build these
sources on your platforms, just to be safe.


  David Abrahams, C++ library designer for hire

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