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Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 06:58:53

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Stewart, Robert wrote:
> > My suggestion: build_boost. While "boost" isn't a prefix
> > in that name, it reads very nicely in English. Furthermore,
> > if "Boost.Build" remains as a library/project name, then the
> > reversal in "build_boost" is useful to avoid conflation of
> > the two names. That is, the binary isn't the
> > library/project and vice versa, so distinct but related
> > names are useful.
> But, "build_boost" sounds like a command that, well, "builds"
> something called "boost", no?

Isn't that the point? It is used to build Boost libraries individually and collectively, right?

> And Boost.Build has significant use to build things that are
> not "Boost C++ Libraries".

Are they not related?

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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