From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-21 12:07:52
At 11:14 AM 2/21/2003, Rene Rivera wrote:
>[2003-02-21] Beman Dawes wrote:
>>I tried to build jam/bjam with the following command line:
>>nmake -f builds\win32-visualc.mk
>>But got the error below. What am I doing wrong?
>>Also, is this the preferred way to build bjam on a Win32 system?
>The current prefered build for bjam is:
>And if you want to create a distribution zip archive additionaly do this:
>.\build.bat --- dist
>This is mostly documented at:
Hum... I missed that. I've added an index.html file which redirects to
>>The files in http://boost.sourceforge.net/jam-executables/bin.ntx86/ are
>>dated 14 May 2002.
>>The files in http://boost.sourceforge.net/jam-executables/bin.linuxx86/
>>newer, but still not completely current?
>>Who keeps these up-to-date? Shouldn't these be updated for 1.30.0?
>At present no-one keeps them up to date. If you noticed we're trying to
>move all bjam distributions to SourceForge.
Ah! You mean "move all bjam distributions to SourceForge Release site", I
guess. Yes, that would make the most sense.
That would imply we should remove the boost.sourceforge.net/jam-executables
directory, wouldn't it?
>I keep some of the builds that are in SourceForge up to date. But more
>from people with other platforms would be appreciated ;-)
>Also, I don't know if Dave got around to changing docs to point to
>SourceForge files downloads... cheking... nope doesn't look like it.
The links in tools\build\index.html were how I got to
http://boost.sourceforge.net/jam-executables. Since those links aren't
correct any more, they need to be updated before 1.30.0!
Dave, is this your task:-?
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