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From: Fabien Chêne (fabien.chene_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-20 01:16:40

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> on Wed Jul 18 2007, (Fabien Chêne) wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've got a question concerning the usage of the project-root.jam. I
>> used it because I have both a classic jam build system and a BBV2
>> build system on the same project.
>> my « classic jam » files are Jamfile and a Jamrules on top of the
>> tree. The BBV2 « jam-files » are all called 'jamfile.v2' and on top of
>> the tree, I have a project-root.jam. If I put a jamroot on top of the
>> tree and no project-root.jam, bjam grouses, probably conflicting with
>> the « classic » Jamfile wich is there for the other build system.
>> Actually, it works well, but I would prefer to be sure if it is
>> intended to work now (!) and in the near future.
> I wouldn't count on being able to use BBv1 and BBv2 in the same
> project ongoingly, if for no other reason that nobody other than you
> is going to be testing that case.

Not BBV1 and BBV2, but Perfoce Jam and BBV2 more precisely.
But I'm not going to maintain both a long time. Perforce Jam is quite a
success and developpers are accustomed to it. So I will make a slow
transition between the two build systems.


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