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From: Malcolm Cifuentes (malcolm_cifuentes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-18 01:17:07

bit hard to answer your question without knowing how much you know about

you probably do not care about jam.
'location accessible in your path' - an example is /bin (don't use this
though:) or /usr/local/bin.
in a shell - echo $PATH
if you place bjam in one of the directories in your PATH then when you
type bjam it will know how to find it. I personally would add the full
directory structure of bin.linuxx86 to your PATH variable.

Also you may find you do not have execute permissions set on bjam, have
you verified this?

You can verify bjam is in your path by typing:
which bjam

If that shows the full path then it is most likely a permissions problem.
use chmod +x <bjam-executable>

good luck, hope I havn't lied too much:)

"rtt322004" <rtt322004_at_[hidden]> wrote in

> --- In jamboost_at_[hidden], "rtt322004" <rtt322004_at_y...> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is Ting here. I am new to the jamboost software and just tried to
>> install this in Linux system. I follow the instruction and the system
>> generated bjam and jam file under bin.linuxx86 folder under boost
>> directory. Then I copied these 2 files to the my path. However, when I
>> type in bjam --help, the system still fails to recognize the command
>> BJAM... is there anything I missed out? Can anyone kindly give me some
>> clues and help me out? Thanks a lot!
> and I am not quite sure the meaning "location accessible in your
> PATH"...and "Boost.Build root directory" on the webpage
> can someone kindly enlighten me?
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