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Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 13:58:33

On 7/20/2010 1:54 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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.

Then I vote for Robert's suggestion: CLEARBS

Eric Niebler
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