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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [boost] Errors in "getting started" documentation
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-13 13:44:04

This was posted to the developer list:

On 12 February 2011 23:11, Loïc Joly <loic.actarus.joly_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I recently upgraded to the 1.45 version on windows, with VC++2010. I noticed
> several errors in the documentation. I think they are really important,
> because installation is the first thing people will ever encounter from
> boost, and if the installation procedure is buggy, people might decide not
> to look any further.
> If we get a prebuild bjam program, the compilation step will fail. We need
> to get a bjam by executing the bootstrap file in the distribution, not by
> downloading it.

What should we do about this? Also, does the site need to be changed?
We're still linking to the download for Boost Jam 3.1.18 on the home


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