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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Documentation for --build_type option
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 20:01:11

On 6/2/2010 2:52 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> On 6/2/2010 1:37 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> On 6/2/2010 12:17 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> On 6/2/2010 10:55 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>>> The documentation for the --build_type option appears to be missing
>>>> from
>>>> the online documentation at
>>>> .
>>> That's because it's not a Boost Build option. It's only a building Boost
>>> C++ Libraries option.
>> Then where is it supposed to be documented and where is it actually
>> documented ?
> It's mentioned/documented in the Boost Getting Started guide
> <>.
> Full documentation is built-in, i.e. when you do "bjam --help" in the
> Boost distribution. And that's where it should be documented.

If 'bjam --help' shows the documentation for --build_type IMO it needs
to be documented as a bjam parameter in the Boost Build documentation.
When I run 'bjam --help' using bjam 3.1.17, I see absolutely nothing for

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