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Re: Reques for review: jam



Peter Lemenkov wrote:

> Hello, All!
> 
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> 
> http://paula.comtv.ru/jam.spec
> 
> %description
> This is the Jam/MR program as published by Perforce.
> 
> A powerful and highly customizable utility to build programs
> and other things, that can run on Un*x, Nt, VMS, OS/2 and
> Macintosh MPW, using portable Jamfiles. It can build large
> projects spread across many directories in one pass.
> 
> It takes some time to fully apprehend, especially when one's
> already accustomed to make(1), but there's no comparison in
> power when comparing these 2 tools.
> 
> Standard rules:
> - can automatically extract header dependencies for C/C++ (you can
>    customize for you own language)
> - provide for automatic "clean", "install", "uninstall" rules,
>    so that an automake-like tool is not needed
> 
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> 

A modified jam is used to build boost, called bjam.  Make sure there is no
conflict.


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