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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Latest version?
From: Michael Price (michael.price_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-03 14:58:53

On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 1:41 PM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 02.10.2013 21:46, Michael Price wrote:
>> pinging this again. What is the "correct" version of Boost.Build to use
>> for non-Boost projects?
> It does not matter much. If you're building Boost, using the version
> bundled with the same version of Boost
> is safest. Otherwise, nightly build shall work. Except, it seems the
> nightly build has timestamp somewhere
> in May, and I don't get any notification about failed cron jobs. I'll
> investigate where things broke, tomorrow.
> Maybe, we should gradually move Boost.Build things outside of Boost
> website, which has some inconvenient
> update mechanisms.
> HTH,
Thanks for the information. I'm hesitant to use nightly builds for this,
but when I grab the Milestone 12 tarball ( from
the website, it does not have a or bootstrap.bat file in the
top-level directory (as the instructions at describe).

Am I doing something wrong, or should I really be using the nightly build?
 If I should be using the nightly, what sort of testing process do those
builds go through before being posted to the website?

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