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

  • From: "David Reid" <dreid@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 02:30:39 +0100

In that case I say go with a script. Rename Jamrules to Jamrules.in and have
the variables as @GCC_PATH@ and let it be substituted into a new file called

It can also be used for checking versions, as we've just discovered a need
for a recent ld on beos.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Leavengood" <leavengood@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 2:21 AM
Subject: [openbeos-build-team] Re: Jam 2.4 hack

> >In the standard Jam source distro a makefile is included for
> >"bootstrapping" Jam. It should be possible to simply use that
> >one.
> I've used this Makefile (even on Windows) and it works fine.  In fact
> the default settings in it (for CC, etc.) are fine for a BeOS build.
> Of course since we are supporting multiple build environments, we may
> want to use autoconf to really make it easy for people to build this.
> Actually on that note, I have no problem at all with using a simple
> configure script to set up the GCC-PATH, etc for the main OpenBeOS
> build.  I say this because I'm not sure if that Jam change is the best
> way to do this.  From what I've read, using autoconf isn't really that
> much against the "Jam philosophy".  So I say we do it if we need to.
> Ryan Leavengood
> OpenBeOS Build Team Lead

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