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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-26 17:39:39

Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:

> Hi all,
> I just checked out the Boost CVS repository, and want to build the
> quickbook. However I can't find Jamfile there -- there is only
> How should I build it?

Hi Arkadiy,

Well, I think this is more of a BJam V2 question. I'm not an expert
on it, but here's what I do:

* I build the latest Jam executable from the source. With Windows
   and VC7.1, this is easy. There's a build.bat in the
   BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/jam_src directory.
* I edit BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/v2/user-config.jam to reflect my
* With everything setup, I issue:

   bjam --v2

(the bjam v2 docs are found at

HTH. Tell me if you need more help.


Joel de Guzman

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