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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-15 02:01:22

Peter Steiner wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 09:53:23 +0400, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > Changes in this release:
> >
> > - The <dependency> feature was renamed to <use>.
> In this context: is it still necessary to write both <library> and
> <use> when linking static libraries, as documented in
> ?

Yes, it's still required. However, the first planned feature of M9 is a better
model of linking, which hopefully will make this unnecessary. I have a
proposal written on paper already and hope to post it in electronic form
later today.

> PS:
> "bjam --version" tells:
> Boost.Build V2 (Milestone 8)
> Boost.Jam 03.01.07
> Shouldn't that be Boost.Jam 03.01.08 ?

07 is okay. While there were changes to Jam since M7 was released, those
changes are not required for correct operation of M8, so jam version remains
the same.

- Volodya


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