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Subject: [boost] Build doc update
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-16 09:55:36

According to:

we're supposed to have beta release tomorrow, and final release on 31st.
Are doc changes allowed in between?

What becomes apparent on IRC, is that the current install docs have issues:

        - Boost.Build command line syntax docs are not very good, because
        they split information across several pages
        - Getting started fails to refer to command line syntax directly.
        - Getting started lists various variants that may be built, and their
        names, but does not give Boost.Build options to request those variants,
        so people start to improvise various interesting syntaxes.
        - It fails to clearly say that 'configure'/'make' is the approach that's
        only good for native, all-default build.

I think it would be good to clear this up, and can work on this, but of course
only if the changes can be gotten in. Comments?

- Volodya


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