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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-29 12:15:23

On 2002-03-29 at 11:47 AM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
>> After a bit more thinking I figured that's what you meant :-) I'm
>> changes now to the Jambase to make it deal with both the V1 and V2.
>Oh, I was going to suggest no changes to Jambase for V1; I think we
>ought to just drop a boost-build.jam in the boost root directory now,
>and leave it at that. I guess that wouldn't work, because people are
>invoking jam via "jam" and not "bjam", right?

Yes, it requires that people start invoking it as bjam for this to work.

>Well, if there is a change required to support V1, I hope it's minimal.
>I would like to retire that functionality soon. I guess it looks pretty

They where, but if we want to support detecting the new load sequence without
invoking "bjam" that would be more work.

>That's fine; at minimum I'd like to be able to work with a single copy
>of the Jam sources on my system. Unfortunately, I guess I need two Jam
>executables under windows: AFAIK there's no way to get argv[0] to be
>different from the invoked executable name as on *nix, is there?

Not that I know. The shell doesn't even know how to deal with shortcuts.

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