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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-06 16:40:42

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
To: <jamboost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: [jamboost] new doc stuff

> On 2002-04-06 at 03:07 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams)
> >The doc module is full of docs. How do I ask for documentation on the
> >doc module?
> --help-modules will tell you that you can do --help-<module-name>,
that is
> --help-doc.

cd c:/boost/tools/build/new/
bjam -sJAMFILE=test.jam --help-doc
Unrecognized help option '--help-doc'.

Compilation exited abnormally with code 1 at Sat Apr 06 16:38:36

> >2. What does it mean "the build system is not defined?" I think we
> >do better.
> It means that we found some form of bootstrap file, but when it was
> it did not load/define the build system. I'll think of a more verbose
> message :-]

Just state clearly what it means to load/define the build system, and
you'll be OK.

> >For more information consult the documentation at
> >''.
> >
> >Which looks cool!
> Thanks, any comments on the code itself? Or on how to use it, from a
> programming perspective?

Still trying to exercise it. The code looked like it had a lot of long
functions. I don't like to read long functions, so I'm waiting 'till I
get a feel for how it works first ;-)



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