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Subject: Re: [boost] [date_time] building documentation?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-12 18:41:24

Steven Watanabe wrote:
> user-config.jam:
> using boostbook ;
> using doxygen ;
> Whoever generates the documentation has to have this, because quite a
> lot of documentation Jamfiles won't work without it. I consider this a
> bug, but many documentation Jamfiles were written before initializing
> tools in both user-config.jam and the Jamfile worked correctly, so they
> require user-config.jam to do all the setup.

I've always thought that it's bad practice to have `using` in Jamfiles
rather than `import`. Either one could be made to work, I suppose, and we
seem to have tools supporting either idiom; we probably need to pick one and
make it official in some way.

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