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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-12 11:47:26

on Fri May 11 2007, Jason Stewart <> wrote:

> Thomas Witt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 1.34.0 release candidate 3 is now available from:
>> It contains a number of doc changes. Toolset version auto detection
>> with msvc. And a fix for missing files in the install (bjam install).
>> Please give it a try and report any problems to the developer list or
>> directly to me.
> When I build this (using bjam --toolset=msvc install) it installs to
> c:\boost\include\boost-1_35 and the library files have 1_35 as the
> version number. This was done with Borland/CodeGear Turbo C++ and with
> Microsoft VC 8.
> Also, I tried to build with msvc-8.0 as the toolset and it told me that
> 8.0 was not a valid version number. I can use msvc as the toolset but
> then there is not a compiler version number in the resulting libraries.
> (i.e. libboost_thread-vc-mt-1_35.lib).
> Am I doing something wrong? Am I the only one seeing this issue?

The only way I can imagine this happening is if somehow the HEAD
version of the Jamfile.v2 at BOOST_ROOT was substituted for the
correct (RC_1_34_0) one.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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