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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-01 20:34:50

[2003-06-02] Malte Starostik wrote:

>In order to save some time downloading you can as well:
>* get only boost-jam.spec and boost.spec from the URL above
>* get the boost sources from (tar.bz2 version, not tar.gz)
>* copy tools/build/jam_src/ somewhere else and rename it to
>* from the boost-jam-3.1.4/'s parent dir, run tar -cf boost-jam-3.1.4.tar
>boost-jam-3.1.4/ && bzip2 boost-jam-3.1.4.tar and copy the resulting
>tarball to the SOURCES subdir of your rpm root directory.
>* build boost-jam with rpm -bb boost-jam.spec and install it

OK, that seems rather arduos when you can just:

    cd $BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/jam_src
    sh ./ --- dist

Then install the resulting RPM(s).

Any reason why you don't use that instead? Or for that matter use the RPM in
the SourceForge files distribution section?

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