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From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-31 09:27:18

Hi Jorge,

Jorge Suit Perez Ronda wrote:
> Hi, to many questions, I'm newbie but I'm also facing you migration
> process. I really like BJAM, it worth moving to it!

Yes, that's my opinon too.

> I also have ubuntu but do not use its bjam package, instead I use the
> Nightly build: , now
> I'm using the source code corresponding to Tue Dec 12 17:36:45 MSK 2006
> which report me:
> Boost.Build V2 (Milestone 11)
> Boost.Jam 03.1.14

OK, I'll try nightly build too. Thanks for the tip.

> You can learn a lot looking at tools/ utils/ and kernel/ they are the
> perfect complement to the documentation for BJAM which (I think IMHO )
> needs to be improved (at least for a newbie).

IMHO, for newbie like I am, it's easy to get lost in Boost.Build.V2
docs, especially if there are different versions around.

> Regarding configure migration what I'm doing now is implementing
> (experimenting) a set of rules for doing --with-xxx and --enable-xxx.
> [...]

It looks very promising. Certainly, I'll need to dig into the Jam syntax
to understand your rules.
The most important message I'm reading from your rules is - it seems to
be feasible :-)

Big Thanks!

Mateusz Loskot

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