From: Carlo Wood (carlo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-12 09:35:24
On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 10:01:37AM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
> Why are you running "jam"?
> Don't all the instructions indicate you should run "bjam"?
> I'm very curious about what documentation you've been looking at and how
> you found it, since everything you've been doing is based on traditional
> Perforce Jam but everything we've got posted at boost (to my knowledge)
> gives instructions for using Boost.Jam/Boost.Build. Please let us know so
> others don't fall into the same trap!
I can't remember exactly... But I started reading on
being a very busy Open Source developer, you will understand that I didn't read
that page from top to bottom, I think I immedeately clicked on
looking for what to do for submission of a new project/library.
However, my browser still shows which links I looked at from this
page. The ones marked with a '*' I did read completely top to bottom:
"Boost developers mailing list (also available via newsgroup)"
read all questions only and clicked on the following links:
"Library Submission Process"
from there I read "Preliminary submission"
from there "files section"
from there "configuration header"
and "header policy"
and "Library reuse"
and "Implementation Variation"
it was on http://www.boost.org/more/submission_process.htm
that I read:
If response to an initial query indicates interest, then post
the preliminary submission files in the files section of the
Boost YahooGroups web site if you haven't already done so.
because I don't want to "give away" my code (add the boost license)
until after it is accepted for inclusion, I went to yahoo for a look
So on "http://www.yahoogroups.com/files/boost/" my eye fell on
Boost build system release dave_abrahams 05/28/2001
and I clicked on "Build System": http://groups.yahoo.com/group/boost/files/Build%20System/
Then I downloaded and installed "boost-jam".
this rpm contains:
~/c++/libcwd>rpm -ql boost-jam
I've been reading this documentation in order to get this
(for me new) jam stuff working. Using '/usr/bin/jam'
to compile it.
Now you tell me how I SHOULD have clicked to end up reading
something that explains to me clearly how to set up a build system :/
-- Carlo Wood <carlo_at_[hidden]>
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