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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-18 20:27:18

Administrator <administrator_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Very true. Perhaps a better way of looking at install is that all it does
> is sees what is already built, and only installs those. Would also limit
> error messages along the lines of "FileClone Failed". Or, slight
> modification, coming back to what I've always said, maybe install only looks
> for those files that were copied to boost-root/lib, and only installs those
> libs. That would work for someone who only wants to worry about one lib,
> two libs, or the whole shebang.
> Perhaps a bit simplistic. But I like simple, as you'll undoubtedly find out
> the more you talk to me. :)

Don't you think that if

bjam install

did nothing and reported success we'd have a lot of confused users?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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