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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-21 11:47:55

At 11:03 AM 2/21/2003, David Abrahams wrote:

>> Also, is this the preferred way to build bjam on a Win32 system?
> "build.bat"

Thanks! Worked first try.

Shouldn't the .mk files in the builds subdirectory either be fixed or
removed? Or at least a readme added explaining their status and directing
people to build.bat?

>[do NOT just type build; it will pick up which is for VMS

Just typing "build" (which is really easy to do; years of experience says
you don't need the .bat) unfortunately doesn't fail immediately. Instead a
demon appears to seize control of the command window and splatter it with
hyphens. Eventually it tries to start printing. I killed the command window
without bothering to see what the printing said.

Maybe rename to to save future users from



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