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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-29 04:02:44

Hi Sheila,
> I am new to bjam and wish to start using it for a big project composed
> of c++, and tcl projects. The tcl projects get byte compiled with
> tclcompiler and wrapped with tclapp.
> If jam files for using tclcompiler and tclapp do not already exist,
> please give me a starting point for learning how to create them. I've
> started by skimming some jam files in

I think reading though

should provide you with the basic information.

> I have a good opportunity here to plan out a sane build process, and I
> would also appreciate any links to (or direct replies with)information
> on traps and pitfalls, good practices, etc.

Basically, it's good to use gcc.jam as starting point. In particular, the
'init' rule there handles several versions of compiler -- which was tricky to
get right. If you only intend to work with a single version of tclcompiler
and tclapp tools, then there should be no traps ;-)

- Volodya


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