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From: Zbynek Winkler (zw-bjam_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-20 16:14:04

Andrey Melnikov wrote:

>>>Go to the
>>> Boost.Build root directory and run bjam --version. You should see:
>>> Boost.Build V2 (Milestone N)
>>> Boost.Jam xx.xx.xx
>>> where N is the version of Boost.Build you're using.
>IMO we can omit this step at all. Or we can add it to a more
>comprehensive Installation Troubleshooting guide. We should follow the
>80/20 rule - 80% of users will need only 20% of the documentation.
IMO it is a necesity. I remember when I was installing bb2 for the first
time, this wasn't in the documentation, so I never verified that bjam
can find the bb2 files (which it could not - surprise!). I just went to
an example project, run bjam and got a horribly looking back-trace,
never knowing what went wrong.



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