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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] boost-build version shipping with boost libraries?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-08 21:34:33


Sebastian Hauer wrote:
> So far I've been using boost-build-2.0-m12 from the boost build web
> site:
> 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.

It's the version that ships with 1.36. I don't know that there is any other
name for it.

> 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,

This one is pretty old.

> nightly snapshot

May be unstable.

> or whatever version ships with
> the boost libraries)?

This is probably the best option.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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