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Subject: Re: [boost] Improved build process
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-15 21:11:49

on Sat Apr 11 2009, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have completed a set of changes meant to make building C++ Boost
> somewhat more streamlined, and avoid common pitfalls reported
> on IRC and mailing lists. In short, C++ Boost can now be build,
> on Windows, with:
> bootstrap.bat
> bjam
> and on Linux, with
> ./
> ./bjam
> I'd imagine that 95% of users won't need anything else, and two
> commands is a fairly straigh-forward approach.

This is fantastic; great work, Volodya!


> Dave, I understand this requires changes to getting started -- for Unix,
> they are textual replacements only and I have a local patch for that.
> For Windows, new text is needed that I'll work on as well and should
> have a patch for your review by Monday.

Thanks for your work on that part, too.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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