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From: João Abecasis (jpabecasis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-03 06:25:09

Roland Schwarz wrote:
> For every library that needs a bjam build of some source files there are
> two kinds of Jamfiles in the repository. The default is set to use
> version 1 Jamfiles.
> While trying to reorganize the threading library it looks like I could
> make good use of a feature that is only available in Boost.Build v2.
> I.e. having toolset specific source files.
> Unfortunately there is no work around available for the v1 Jamfiles.
> So my question is as whether v1 support is a requirement for boost
> releases. If yes, are there plans to drop this requirement at any time
> in the future?

I think the plan is to move to BBv2 already for the 1.34 release. Once
that is done BBv1 support will be dropped.

FWIW, QuickBook has BBv2 Jamfiles only. If it makes your life easier, I
  say you should follow the same path.



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