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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-04 11:45:10

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > Oh never mind just looked at bootstrap.jam :-) So all I can really say is
>> > that I don't know what the problem is. I'll just wait for Dave or Ali to
>> > look at the bootstrap problem.
>> >
>> >>and where "help.jam" belong?
>> >> "core/options"?
>> >
>> > Do you mean doc.jam? Or is the file getting renamed in the new layout?
>> > Ali mentioned treating it as a option plugin, so "options" seems
>> > appropriate.
>> Whoops, I'm sorry. See tools/build/options/help.jam, which I think
>> should explain everything.
> Ehm... did you try to invoke "bjam --help-all".

I did, but I figured that was a bug in doc.jam. I was wrong.

> It prints absolutely nothing, for a simple reason: the "help.jam"
> module calls "EXIT", so the header scanning stuff which actually
> outputs the help string is never run.
> I've did a fix in CVS, please take a look and tell if it's OK.

It looks good.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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