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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Trying to compile boost 1.40
From: Mathieu Malaterre (mathieu.malaterre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-21 08:39:10
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 2:34 PM, Vladimir Prus<vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 1:12 PM, Vladimir Prus<vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>>>> Hi there,
>>>> I am trying to compile boost 1.40 to start playing with the PBGL.
>>>> I tried using bjam and followed the basic instructions but it fails
>>>> to inspect my system and leads to:
>>>> $ ./bjam install
>>>> Note: Building Boost.Regex with Unicode/ICU support enabled
>>>> Using ICU in /usr/include
>>>> warning: Graph library does not contain optional GraphML reader.
>>>> note: to enable GraphML support, set EXPAT_INCLUDE and EXPAT_LIBPATH to the
>>>> note: directories containing the Expat headers and libraries, respectively.
>>>> warning: Graph library does not contain MPI-based parallel components.
>>>> note: to enable them, add "using mpi ;" to your user_config.jam
>>>> warning: skipping optional Message Passing Interface (MPI) library.
>>>> note: to enable MPI support, add "using mpi ;" to user-config.jam.
>>> Did you do as suggested above?
>> I did 4 google search on 'user_config.jam boost', they all linked to
>> deprecated documentation (they would not even be available from google
>> cache), so I simply gave up. I only need the PBGL part, from VTK which
>> is cmake based, so it seems more natural to use cmake for building
> Did you read getting started guide? It has direct link to Boost.Build
> documentation. The specific page you need is:
> If you have used bootstrap.sh, you can also edit project-config.jam in root
> folder of Boost.
> Also, it seems the above message has a typo -- it has user-config.jam in
> one place, and user_config.jam in another (ironically, printed by PBGL).
> I'll fix the misspelled one.
I would think that this might be the actual reason why I was getting
garbage from a google search (I used the underscore version) :)
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