From: Alan Gutierrez (alan-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-27 13:58:46
* David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> [2004-12-27 13:16]:
> 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.
> There are.
> > 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?
I'd highly recommend adding a link to the above in the
Boost.Build v2 User Manual. Maybe more than once.
-- Alan Gutierrez - alan_at_[hidden]
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