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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-16 21:23:18

At 08:17 PM 3/16/2003, Victor A. Wagner, Jr. wrote:

>Agreed, something is amiss. I've read the docs several times and all
>seem to say is "everything is in the template includes".
>"Filesystem Library components are supplied by several headers, all in
>directory boost/filesystem:"
>my #includes aren't failing, or doesn't the above say what it appears to
>(i.e. there are NO installation requirements for using filesystem, just
>point at the correct includes)
>it APPEARS that some library is needed. What this library is, I do NOT
>know. I can find no reference to any such in the documents, and I note,
>passing, that bjam from the root of boost will build no such libraries.

Ah! The boost-root/Jamfile is missing the filesystem entry. That isn't
showing up in regression testing, because the regression tests don't use
the boost-root/Jamfile.

Fixed in CVS.

>So it's likely not the filesystem CODE that is broken, perhaps it is only

>the documents.

Yes, that's a problem, too. Fixed in CVS.



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