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Subject: [Boost-build] bjam vs b2
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-24 13:10:15


The BBv2 reference
mixes the two names what IMO may easily confuse:

"bjam's first job upon startup is to load the Jam code that implements
the build system."

"In this case, running b2 anywhere..."

The bjam vs b2 is not explained anywhere, neither there is
"bjam is now b2" step mentioned in the history.qbk.

I noticed one similar 'complain' posted by Paul A. Bristow in 2011

"I don't feel I've been told about b2 versus bjam?"

Shouldn't the documentation be clearer on bjam vs b2?
The bjam occurrences in the BBv2 docs are still frequent:

$ cd trunk/tools/build/v2/doc
$ ack -l -c bjam

Is it OK to fix those by search & replace method?

Best regards,

Mateusz  Loskot,

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