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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-29 08:27:37

David Abrahams wrote:

> > 3. I am not sure that adding "using boostbook ; " to user-config.jam is
> > right thing. After all, most users don't have docbook, or xsltproc and a
> > warning should be emited. But those ordinary users don't care about doc,
> > and will be probably suprised by warning about tools they don't know
> > about. Maybe, those who use BoostBook can be asked to uncomment relevant
> > lines?
> Why is there a user-config.jam in our CVS in the first place, other
> than as an example which has no effect? This is *supposed* to be set
> up by the user in her home directory, isnt' it?

Yes, that's example which must be tweaked by user, either in-place or after
copying to home-dir. xsltproc and bookbook are the only things that are
really configured there.

It's allowed to modify new/user-config.jam to avoid *requiring* users to copy
the file. It would be yet another step to installation procedure.

- Volodya


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