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Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Christopher Jefferson (chris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 07:06:32

On 20 Jul 2010, at 11:54, Robert Kawulak wrote:

>> From: Vladimir Prus
>>> Some additional suggestions:
>>> boostb
>>> bmake
>>> bbv2
>>> mkbb
>> Thanks. However, I am not sure the association with 'make' is something we want,
>> and 'boostb' and 'bbv2' are somewhat cryptic. I was thinking about just 'b2',
>> but Rene does not like that much either. And 'bb' is more like sound a child
>> might make ;-)
> IMHO 'bb' is the winning option. An obvious reference to Boost.Build, very quick to type and not as generic as 'build'.

My linux box already has a program called 'bb' installed, defined as 'aa for X'. Perhaps not very common, but already labelled as bb in my package repositories.


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