Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Documentation for --build_type option
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 20:30:23
Edward Diener wrote:
> 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
>>>>> the online documentation at
>>>>> http://www.boost.org/boost-build2/doc/html/index.html .
>>>> That's because it's not a Boost Build option. It's only a building
>>>> C++ Libraries option.
> If 'bjam --help' shows the documentation for --build_type IMO it needs
> to be documented as a bjam parameter in the Boost Build documentation.
As Rene has already said, --build-type has nothing to
do with Boost.Build proper.
> When I run 'bjam --help' using bjam 3.1.17, I see absolutely nothing
> for --build_type.
It's the first thing listed under Other Options when you run
bjam --help in the root of the Boost distribution. It won't
show up if you run bjam elsewhere, because it only applies
to building the Boost libraries.
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