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Subject: [Boost-build] boost-build version shipping with boost libraries?
From: Sebastian Hauer (sebastian.hauer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-08 09:17:55

I have a question regarding boost build releases:

So far I've been using boost-build-2.0-m12 from the boost build web
Yesterday I've been running into build problems porting my project to
Mac OS X. I had no issues building boost 1.36 though. So I checked
darwin.jam from my 2.0-m12 against whatever version which ships with
the boost source libraries (which version is this anyway) and noticed
that they differed quite a bit.

I also noticed the link to boost jam on
( But no direct
link to boost build's site at itself.

I find this really confusing. Why is boost-jam shipping separately
from boost-build and which version is recommended to be used
(boost-build-2.0-m12, nightly snapshot or whatever version ships with
the boost libraries)?


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