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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-05 20:40:57

jleather47 wrote:
> Someone please just give me all the files neccessary to build a
> simple hello.cpp program. I read all you need is a file called
> jamfile with one line:
> Main hello : hello.cpp
> yet I get all kinds of messages (such as can't find boost-build.jam,
> so I rename the jamefile, or use the -f option, and I get the
> following:
> However, it failed to call the "boost-build" rule to indicate
> the location of the build system.
> On another run (I closed everything and rebooted) I now get:
> jamfile:1: in module scope
> rule Main unknown in module

All that is because "Main" is a Perforce rule, not a Boost.Build rule.

> I am lost please help.

Look in (or in the Boost
distribution) for some very simple self-contained examples.

> PS. This compiles on MS and borland compilers.


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