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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-30 00:00:56

[2002-10-29] David Abrahams wrote:

>Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> prefered compiler in Win32... CodeWarrior. So I decided to add support
>> that, but after seeing all the various build scripts and instructions in
>> jam_src I got frustrated at trying to change the Jambase to support it.
So I
>> decided to write a new set of scripts to compile jam(bjam) instead.
>I'm extremely excited about this effort! I definitely think we should
>do something like this.


>I'm also traveling at the moment and
>preoccupied with many obligations and other things. However, I intend
>to focus on Boost install/build issues starting 11/2. If you feel you
>haven't got enough feedback by that time, please raise the issue

Will do. I'm going bird watching, an extremely strage thing for me to do,
over the weekend so I won't get back to this till the 4th.

>Have you considered using the Jam extensions for examining the
>windows registry (one of the other Perforce users did it) to locate
>the compiler to build bjam with?

No, had completely forgotten about that... but unfortunaly I don't think it
helps in this case :-( As the guessing for the compiler is done outside of
Jam, in the After all "b/jam" isn't built yet ;-) --
bootstrapping is always a pain.

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