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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\
>>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:
>cd BOOST_ROOT\tools\build\jam_src
>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 are

>>dated 14 May 2002.
>>The files in
>>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
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 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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