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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-29 12:19:44

Okay, I'm prepared to tell people the need to invoke "bjam" if they
recompile Jam from source. Do we need to change the builtin Jamfile so
that it builds bjam? Should it build both jam and bjam?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
To: <jamboost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: [jamboost] Status update?

> On 2002-03-29 at 11:47 AM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams)
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
> >
> >> After a bit more thinking I figured that's what you meant :-) I'm
> >doing
> >> 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
> >Well, if there is a change required to support V1, I hope it's
> >I would like to retire that functionality soon. I guess it looks
> >small.
> They where, but if we want to support detecting the new load sequence
> invoking "bjam" that would be more work.
> >That's fine; at minimum I'd like to be able to work with a single
> >of the Jam sources on my system. Unfortunately, I guess I need two
> >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
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