Boost logo

Boost :

From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-21 06:32:00

David Abrahams wrote:
> Stefan Seefeld <seefeld_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>> The deeper problem: detecting the link compatibility will need more
>>> research, and has to be addressed within Boost.Build I guess.
>> AFAIU, you can compile your own C++ code with 'g++ -mno-cygnus' on
> it's
> -mno-cygwin

Sorry for the lapsus. That's what I meant.

>> cygwin, and are then able to link with a windows-native python runtime.
>> That's the equivalent of using a mingw toolchain directly.
>> I'm not sure this is the best time to experiment with toolchains, though,
>> so marking this variant as not available may be the right thing to do.
> Boost.Python has always worked with Cygwin GCC, but if you don't use
> -mno-cygwin, you have to use the cygwin version of Python (the one
> installed when you select it in the Cygwin installer). Currently the
> Python support in BBv2 on Windows and Cygwin is a total mess, which
> may explain why it isn't working for you. I'm trying to fix that up
> now.

I wasn't talking about boost. I have been able to compile another project
(Synopsis, to be specific) with 'g++ -mno-cygwin', and then linking it
with the windows Python libs. That worked fine.


      ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at