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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-05 16:50:19

Rene Rivera wrote:
> There's been a long standing debate between myself and others about the
> names :-) I personally prefer the more descriptive, and direct, names of
> project-root.jam (or project.jam, or root.jam) and build.jam.


Using "project.jam" and "build.jam" has the interesting advantage that
it semantically works if one wants to use the files directly as
executable scripts. For example if one adds the shell run line to the of:


One could then use as:

   cd /path/to/my/project
   ./project.jam --prefix=/opt/my-project install debug
   cd /path/to/my/project/tests
   ./build.jam debug msvc-8.0

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