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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-28 22:05:38


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Hello All,

after some years of using jam, I tried to switch to bjam today.
I'm using deb packages from the debian linux testing distro:


(Building bjam myself from sources gave exactly the same result)

Compiling a very simple qt4 application file is no problem.

But installing it in a dist directory will not happen?

bjam reports:

src/Jamfile:7: in modules.load
rule install unknown in module Jamfile</home/bert/projects/qscope/src>.
/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:255: in load-jamfile
/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:67: in load
/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:71: in project.load
/usr/share/boost-build/build-system.jam:75: in load
/usr/share/boost-build/kernel/modules.jam:259: in import
/usr/share/boost-build/kernel/bootstrap.jam:120: in boost-build
/usr/share/boost-build/boost-build.jam:1: in module scope

---- qscope/src/Jamfile ---------------------------------------
exe qscope
        : main.cpp
        : <library>/usr/lib/

install dist : qscope ;

Searching the net/user mailing list and reading bjam -d9 output didn't help me.

Can you give me a hint how to proceed?
Thanks in advance.

Kind regards

Bert Verbeek

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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