[C++-sig] Re: help building hello world example on Debian

Joel de Guzman joel at boost-consulting.com
Tue Apr 20 04:06:17 CEST 2004

David Abrahams wrote:

> Faheem Mitha <faheem at email.unc.edu> writes:
>>>>>Where should that be clarified?
>>>>I think the tutorial 
>>>The Boost.Python tutorial or the Boost.Build tutorial?
>>I was thinking of the Boost Python tutorial, but looking at it, it
>>seems the natural place to put information like this is
>>After the line "You are likely to run into compilation or linking
>>problems otherwise." I suggest adding a para saying


>>In the line following
>>"so that the path refers to the tools/build/v1 subdirectory of your
>>Boost installation."
>>I suggest adding something like


>>The `v1' refers to Boost.Build version 1. Version 2 is pre-release and
>>currently not ready for general use."


>>The tutorial is the most important, 'cause that is where people will
> Agreed.  Joel, would you update it?


Sorry for the delayed reply.

Sure. I'd appreciate it tough if Faheem could submit a patch to
"quickstart.txt" in the tutorial/doc directory. Patches to the
example/tutorial/ is also appreciated.

Joel de Guzman

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