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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-10 22:10:12

David Abrahams wrote:
> The boost-build.jam at BOOST_ROOT sets
> JAMFILE = [Bb]uild.jam [Jj]amfile.v2 ;
> As far as I can tell, the first pattern is not used for anything and
> can be deleted. Any objections?

I use it at:

But since that's not on the regular root it doesn't matter.

I do have a preferential objection. I prefer the more lucid "build.jam"
name than any of the others. And as I've mentioned before having an
extension on the file names is considerably more convenient on people as
it lets them integrate with the OS facilities.

> Secondly, is there any reason we can't change the pattern to
> JAMFILE = [Jj]amfile(.v2)? ;
> ??
> That would allow us to start writing Jamfiles called "Jamfile," which
> matches the name used in the BB documentation.

You could just not set JAMFILE and use the built in value set in

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