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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-16 07:17:24

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> 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?

Indeed I was.

> 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.

Hmm. So what are the instructions for starting with BBv2 from the
CVS? Many, if not most, people will assume they can do that if they
already have a Boost CVS image.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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