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From: Alex Besogonov (cyberax_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-09 11:55:25

Reece Dunn wrote:
>> As you know, I'm rewriting Jam in C++ and I have a questions to Boost
>> developers: should I replicate Jam bugs?
> I would fix the bugs! We would want a build system that actually works than
> produces random behaviour some of the time :).
I agree.

> I don't know enough of how bjam works to say how these would be fixed
> in the current C-based implementation. Rene, or maybe Dave, would be
> better fixing these issues.
I wouldn't dare to fix them in the current BJam, "expand.c" is a HACK.
That's why I rewrote it from scratch.

> I would suggest that you keep reporting any bugs that you find and if you
> could supply a patch then even better!
Well, BJamC++ will be the one big patch ;)

With respect,
             Alex Besogonov (cyberax_at_[hidden])

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