Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Status of boost-build at sourceforge?
From: Steve M. Robbins (steve_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-19 16:40:21
On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 08:00:56PM +0000, Daniel James wrote:
> On 19 March 2011 19:52, Steve M. Robbins <steve_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The Boost Sourceforge project has a bunch of directories that appear
> > un-maintained. ?The following are all a year or more old; are they
> > still relevant?
> > boost-jam ? ? ? 2010-03-22 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 707,245 downloads
> > boost-build ? ? 2007-10-01 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 174,174 downloads
> > boost-subparts ?2006-11-09
> > In particular: Debian has packages based on boost-build,
> > but I'm not sure really if these 3-year old files have any
> > value today. ?Do they?
> No, you need to build it from the main repository. Bjam is no longer
> considered to be a standalone executable. Installation instructions
> are at:
BTW, that link still points to http://www.boost.org/boost-build2 as
the official web site for Boost.Build which, in turn, points to the
old boost-build version 2.0-m12 files on sourceforge
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