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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-03 17:29:47

At 05:16 PM 3/2/2002, David Abrahams wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
>> >How does this get updated?
>> Manually? If there's another way that would be cool :-) How does the
>one in
>> "version.hpp" get updated?
>We could arrange a tiny executable which produces a version number from
>the one in version.hpp and use it with backquotes in the command-line.
>Alternatively (simpler), we could arrange for version.hpp to be
>auto-generated based on a number in a .jam file. Not a high priority but
>it would be good to avoid multiple copies of this number.

Yeah, there are three places now to keep the version number in sync;
boost-root/index.htm, boost-root/boost/version.hpp, and

Also, what happens when you use those rules to build an older version of


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