Subject: Re: [Boost-build] bjam vs b2
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-25 13:21:00
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> From: Mateusz Loskot [mailto:mateusz_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2013 6:10 PM
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> Subject: [Boost-build] bjam vs b2
> 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
> 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?
Fine by me - but "bjam is now b2" is still needed somewhere (for those who knew what bjam was but haven't met b2 yet ;-).
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