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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-16 01:59:20

It happens on Windows too .... with nary a jamfile in sight
C:\>bjam --version
Unable to load Boost.Build: could not find "boost-build.jam"
Attempted search from C:\ up to the root

Please consult the documentation at ''.

.....or from a reasonably fresh boost update from CVS
C:\Projects\boost>bjam --version
Warning: BORLAND_VERSION not set to 4, 5, or 6: staged Boost.Regex library
will be named appropriately for version 6
Warning: msvc toolset builds Boost.Regex library for vc6; use vc7 or vc7.1
toolsets for other versions

so, something is hozed

At Friday 2003-08-15 23:30, you wrote:
>David Abrahams wrote:
> > I'm just following the steps in the BBv2 manual, which commands me to
> > try
> >
> > C:\src\fluid>bjam --version
> > Jamfile: No such file or directory
> > Jamfile: No such file or directory
> > ...found 8 targets...
> >
> > But it says I'm going to see a different response. What up, holmes?
>For some reason, V1 bootstrapping in invoked. Are you trying this from CVS
>version, as opposed to release tarball? The tarball has top-level
>boost-build.jam which tells bjam to look in "kernel" for bootstrap.jam. The
>'' script creates that top-level file.
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Victor A. Wagner Jr.
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