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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-12 06:44:50

Hi Peter,

> I am just beginning to learn boost's build system, but am a little
> confused about which documentation set to use?
> Which will be better for a newbie such as myself?

This one, although it's a development version and you might want to use the
official one on

> A simple paragraph about the history and status of the build tool
> versions relative to the documents floating around might help reduce
> confusion. i.e. when to use jam vs bjam v1 vs bjam v2, and what
> changes between the built-ins, and jambase for each.

Somebody already asked for brief introduction about what's bjam, what's
Boost.Build and how they are related. I hope that will help.

- Volodya


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