From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-28 15:30:59
Beman Dawes wrote:
> At 06:14 AM 11/28/2001, Toon Knapen wrote:
> >I've uploaded the prebuilt jamboost executables to the sourceforge site
> >for aix, irix, linuxx86 and solaris. I guess vladimir and/or dave can
> >upload the windows exec. I've also changed the links on the wiki and
> >deleted the executables in the files section. Should there also be any
> >information in the 'official boost documentation' i.e. not only on the
> >wiki but also in the build system documentation. I figure most people
> >don't look at the wiki since regularly problems have been reported by
> >users when compiling jam and did not know about the prebuilts.
> Great! I've added the equivalent of the wiki page to the web site
> documentation. Please review the attached index.html file and let me know
> if you have any suggestions for improvement.
second paragraph 'see the full build system documentation` should be
hyperlinked to the full build system doc.
in the `Tools available` section, some toolsets use a different font
(are not inbetween <code> </code>).
When referring to the prebuilt jam executables, I would refer to them as
jamboost instead of just jam. Otherwise, people might think that a
perforce jam executable will do also.
> The mention of Jam in the first sentence of the introduction should really
> be a hyperlink. But I'm unsure as to what. The Perforce site?
I would phrase it like : "The boost.build system is an extension of <a
href="...">Perforce Jam</a>, a portable make replacement". The link is
Boost-Build list run by bdawes at acm.org, david.abrahams at rcn.com, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk