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From: Alan Gutierrez (alan-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-20 07:52:02

* Toon Knapen <toon.knapen_at_[hidden]> [2005-01-20 05:37]:
> Alan Gutierrez wrote:
> >
> > Is this OTOH?

> ?

The phrasing, oh the other hand, made is sound as if you still
felt 1.5.2 has virture.

> > If a platform doesn't even have Python, wouldn't
> > be better if didn't even have Python 2.2 instead of Python 1.5.2?

> That is my point. We can use a recent version of python since I suppose
> recent versions support the same platforms as older version (probably
> even more). For all platforms that do not have python, we'll just
> recover all build instructions into a script.

> > Is the script script generation scripted in BBv2, or is it part
> > of bjam?

> The '-n' flag is standard in BBv2. Flushing everything to a script does
> not need to be supported explicitly, all platforms support redirection
> of the standard output.

Wow. I phrased that so poorly.

I mean to ask, Is the generation of a shell script, using the -n
switch, a feature of the bjam executable, or is it implemented
in BBv2 library, in the jam language.

Alan Gutierrez - alan_at_[hidden]

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