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From: Nicola Musatti (Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-11 18:25:57

Hallo, Thomas.

Thomas Witt wrote:
> Please give it a try and report any problems to the developer list or
> directly to me.

There's a problem with the Serialization documentation, see I guess you
missed my message and I forgot to insist. The attached patch fixes it;
I'm more than willing to apply it myself, but that won't happen before
mid-morning tomorrow, Middle Europe Time.

Let me know if you think it can go in.

Nicola Musatti

Index: release.html
RCS file: /cvsroot/boost/boost/libs/serialization/doc/release.html,v
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 older compilers - specificallly MSVC 6, Borland and GCC < 3.0.
 If you are using one of these compilers, you may download a version
 of spirit 1.6 here..
+Choose the latest 1.6.x Spirit only version available.
 To use this downloaded version rather than the one included with boost,
-set an environmental variable SPIRIT_ROOT to be equal to the root
-directory where the downloaded copy of spirit has been placed. E. G.
+you have two options: either replace the <code style="white-space: normal">boost/spirit</code> and
+<code style="white-space: normal">libs/spirit</code> directories, as well as the
+<code style="white-space: normal">boost/spirit.hpp</code> header, with those in the downloaded version,
+or extract Spirit 1.6 to a different directory and add the corresponding include directive to your
+<code style="white-space: normal">tools/build/v2/user-config.jam</code> file for all the
+compilers that need it, as in the following example:
-set SPIRIT_ROOT=c:/spirit16
+using borland : 5.6.4 : "C:/Program Files/Borland/CBuilder6/Bin/bcc32" :
+ &lt;cxxflags&gt;-IC:/spirit1.6 ;
 If you're not using bjam and the Jamfile to build the library, be sure that
 the directory which contains the version of spirit you plan to use is placed

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