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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-18 10:52:02

On Monday 15 January 2007 18:35, Brian Neal wrote:
> > > So now I want to build all or at least most of the boost libraries. I
> > > am familiar with scons and make, but not bjam. :-( Where and how
> > > should I start? The compiler and linker are windows executables that
> > > cross compile for a PowerPC target. In scons, you just change out the
> > > toolset. Is their a mechanism like that for bjam?
> >
> > Yep. You can copy tools/build/v2/tools/borland.jam to say
> > tools/build/v2/tools/ghs.jam and adjust it to suit your needs. You'd need to
> > change the name of compiler, the default command line options,
> > and go though the list of flags to adjust them for your compiler.
> >
> > - Volodya
> Wow. I just looked at borland.jam...its a bit...overwhelming...some of
> the things seem obvious but the others I have no idea about. Any
> documentation or pointers to learn what all that is? Thanks.

Please take a look at:

It might be a good idea to take one toolset, like borland, and add a section
in the manual that descibes everything there, so that there will be a
complete explanation on one toolset. I'll work on that later.

- Volodya

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