[openbeos-build-team] Re: Jam 2.4 hack

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2002 18:30:39 -0400

If you really want to do this (putting Jam in our source control), I would 
recommend making a plain shell script to build it.

>On Sun, 30 Jun 2002, David Reid wrote:
>> Can you submit the changes to perforce and see if they will roll them in?
>> Either that or we need to put the entire source into the tree and have the
>> first thing done to be build Jam. I guess for that we need a buildconf
>> script or some such...
>I guess, I misread you. I originally thought, you were talking about a
>wrapper script to call jam, but you certainly mean something like
>"./configure". Well, though that doesn't match Jam's goal to simplify
>building to the actual invocation of jam, I'm all for it. That script
>should generate a file to be included by Jamrules, setting up the
>build environment/target specific variables.
>Nevertheless I wouldn't let the script build Jam.
>CU, Ingo

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