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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-03 05:41:34

The first preview of the next V2 milestone is available from

with documentation at

The changes in this release are:

- Complete support for include dependencies between generated
sources was implemented.
- GNU gettext support was implemeneted.
- "inline" targets were implemented.
- Autoconfiguration of msvc and borland toolsets was improved.
- Bug with causes linking to system libraries to fail on windows in some
cases was fixed.
- Bug which prevented linking to system libraries with '.a' suffix on
windows was fixed.
- Support for <linkflags> and <archiveflags> features was added to borland
- The implicit build of target can now be suppressed with "explicit" rule.
- Documentation was improved and new examples were added.

Since there were a lot of changes, including bjam core changes, I'd appreciate
if some persons try M5 before official release, especially on Windows

Thanks in advance,


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