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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-13 22:44:55

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>

> On 2002-05-13 at 09:14 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:
> >The addition of a boost-build.jam, below, was all that was required to
> >all the tests passing again with the Boost-1.27.0-compatible jam
> >executable. Boost-1.27.0 also builds with the new executable
> >
> >I happen to have access to AIX and OSF machines, so I have built
> >of the executable on those. I'm going to try on x86 Linux in a few
> >but I'm still clueless about the RPM thing, so I'll need advices.
> Just do a "./bin.linuxx86/jam rpm". It copies the RPMs into the jam_src
> The only other special thing to make sure of is to build with an early
> version of RedHat, like 7.1. Otherwise the binary might not run on later
> versions.

Well, I have a debian system here, and the RPM doesn't even build using the
Jamfile on my system (I don't have any /usr/src/REDHAT directory, to start
with) so I'll have to wait for someone else to do it.

> I'll put up the PPC version in a few :-)

I'm not sure I understand what we're doing with the .gz files. Is the plan
to gzip the bjam hardlink? Since that makes sense to me, that's what I'll



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