From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-27 13:12:13
Alan Gutierrez wrote:
> I am trying to learn the Jamfile syntax used in v2, which looks
> nothing like the synax described by any of the Jam resources.
> I'm reading through the ./kernel/class.jam file. I'm beginning
> to see where bjam ends ends and Boost.Build begins.
> I've found a reference for Jam syntax, things like:
> .loaded ?= ;
> Over at Perforce. I'm wondering if there are signficant changes
> between Perforce Jam and Boost Jam.
> I need to be able tell what
> is part of the langauge, and what is implemented in Boost.Build
> in Jam syntax.
> http://www.perforce.com/jam/jam.html (for the record)
http://www.boost.org/tools/build/jam_src/index.html used to serve that
purpose, but unfortunately it looks like several core changes have been
added by Volodya without any formal documentation. Volodya, could you
correct that please?
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting http://www.boost-consulting.com
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