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Subject: Re: [boost] New name of bjam.exe
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-20 14:26:34

Christopher Jefferson wrote:

> On 20 Jul 2010, at 18:15, Michael Fawcett wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Matthew Chambers
>> <matt.chambers42_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Pfft, isn't looking for a build tool a great excuse to search for "boob" at
>>> work?! :)
>> :)
>>> Beyond that, bbi, boostie or boosty would work. Making up a word is
>>> reasonable, but picking a new name that isn't solely related to "Boost
>>> Build" will either cause the same problem (i.e. what is the difference
>>> between Boost Jelly and Boost Build?) or will require rebranding all of
>>> Boost Build to the new name. "bbi", boostie or boosty wouldn't have that
>>> problem. Is "bbi" taken by any existing widely used tool?
>> I meant rebranding, but I realize that's too disruptive of a change.
>> I like "bb".
> Just to repeat, bb (and the recently suggested bam) already exist in the debian repositories.

It sees that 'bb' is actually '/usr/games/bb', not '/usr/bin/bb', so I don't see a conflict.
I'd imagine the package name will still rename boost-build.

- Volodya

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