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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-13 17:15:03

On 2002-05-13 at 04:55 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:

>Is it one of our goals that the new Boost.Jam executable work for building

Is was a wish, not quite a goal :-)

>I had changed things so that it looks in BOOST_ROOT for boost-build.jam,
>but of course 1.27.0 only has a boost-build.jam in BOOST_ROOT/tools/build.
>Now that we have separated the name "bootstrap.jam" from "boost-build.jam",
>it makes a lot more sense than it used to to have boost-build.jam in
>So, we need to decide what to do about this. I'm going to make the change
>to the Jambase in CVS of the release candidate branch. Just in case Toon
>and Vladimir decide they can afford to rebuild everything, I don't want to
>slow them down. The alternative, of course, is to add instructions which
>tell users to add a boost-build.jam at the root of older installations
>before building. I really dislike that idea, though.

I dislike it also. Seems like going backwards :-(

I'll rebuild the linuxppc one. I could also produce the linuxx86, and rpms
if Vladimir is busy.

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