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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-06 09:58:03

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Sunday 10 December 2006 17:33, David Abrahams wrote:
>> I keep seeing BBv1 dependencies in our supposedly-v2 scripts,
>> Jamfiles, and documentation. For example $BOOST_ROOT/Jamfile.v2 uses
>> the --with-python-root option to set the PYTHON_ROOT variable, which
>> has no effect in v2.
> This specific issue is:
> I'm don't know what's right solution to it, do you?

Get the person who wrote the Jamfile to remove the v1 idioms?

>> $BOOST_ROOT/configure isn't designed to work with BBv2 it seems.
> I think it works now.

Maybe. It's still doing all this Python version detection that is
already done by python.jam

>> still needs to be updated for BBv2.
> Is there a ticket for it?

I don't know. Is it a BB issue?

>> I'm concerned that many more instances of this problem may exist,
>> and I'm not sure how to resolve them. Is there a reasonable
>> automated search we could use?
> I don't know, maybe "grep bjam".

I s'pose. Who is going to inspect the results?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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