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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-12 19:30:31

on Sat May 12 2007, David Abrahams <> wrote:

> 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?
> I can't reproduce it. Are you positive that you're not using Boost
> from the CVS HEAD? Please be absolutely certain that you're working
> with 1.34 RC3. The Jamfile.v2 at the root directory should contain
> this line:
> constant BOOST_VERSION : 1.34.0 ;
> If it doesn't, you're working with the wrong sources.

Are you certain you don't have BOOST_ROOT or some other thing that
might affect Boost.Build set in your environment?

Dave Abrahams
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