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Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 13:54:30

Eric Niebler wrote:

> On 7/20/2010 1:06 PM, John Maddock wrote:
>>>> For those reasons, Rene and I have decided that "bjam.exe" should go.
>>>> We're thinking
>>>> about naming the executable simply "build.exe", since no other build
>>>> tool bothered to
>>>> take it.
>>> The name bjam is no doubt hard-coded in many build scripts and
>>> renaming it will create a lot of unnecessary bugs.
>> Good point.
> +1 for leaving it "bjam". This is silly.

There's nothing silly here. We're solving a real problem that confuses
real users.

- Volodya

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