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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-06 18:46:14

Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:

> [2002-11-06] David Abrahams wrote:
>>And why would developers _have_ to use anything different from normal
> This is the difference you mentioned earlier... users do a build-to-install,
> while developers do a build-to-develop. The bootstrap scripts:, and
> build.bat take care of the build-to-install, whereas direct use of build.jam
> does the build-to-develop.
> -- Or am I misunderstanding your question?

I think so.

Suppose I change some of the bjam sources, but not the grammar. Is
there some reason the build-to-install procedure is inappropriate for

>>Yes, but do we want to use the current Jamfile to build RPMs? I don't
>>know how to evaluate that.
> I don't think so, and Vladimir already said he doesn't think so also. So
> that's two votes for not bothering with that particular compatability issue.
> And I guess I won't bother with doing those changes... after all many other
> changes are more important ;-)

Great, agreement! Onward!

David Abrahams
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