Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Jam rename?
From: Ilya Sokolov (ilyasokol_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-14 06:32:07
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Quite a number of folks tend to confuse Boost.Build and Boost.Jam,
> which is not only bad for "marketing" purposes, but also leads to people
> not understanding Boost.Build exists, has to be installed, has a version
> number, and all other kinds of confusion.
> While previously Boost.Jam was close to Perforce Jam, it is presently
> a permanent and considerably diverged fork. In light of that, what would
> be the opinion about renaming 'bjam' binary into something.
Does anybody using bjam without Boost.Build? If not, we could also move
bjam to Boost.Build directory.
I don't want
> to propose any specific name right now, but I'm interested in the opinion
> as to such rename will do more harm than good, or not?
> - Volodya
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