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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-30 20:34:59

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Okay, now it's my turn to propose something to sneak into 1.36.0
> at the last minute. Fortunately, it's only documentation change.
> For quite a while, both getting-started, and bjam --help mentioned
> --toolset option. This in practice, resulted in folks getting wrong
> analogy and trying to use --variant=debug --link=shared, etc. We agreed
> (on Boost.Build list), in principle, that we better remove --toolset
> from documentation, and use 'toolset=' instead -- which has exactly
> the same effect.
> So, I would like to commit the following Jamroot change to HEAD and
> merge to release branch. Any objections?

Go ahead and commit to trunk. You don't need permission from me to do
that. But hold off on a branches/release mere commit until enough trunk
tests cycle to be sure there are no last minute snafus.

> I also would like to see
> the issue filed against getting-started:
> fixed, and can provide a patch assuming release manager is fine with
> having this doc tweak merged into release branch, too.
> Opinions?

Docs changes are OK, but don't necessarily expect to see them in the
beta. Although I do expect one more cycle of doc builds before the beta
goes up on SourceForge.


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