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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-25 16:16:22

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> Johannes Brunen wrote:
>>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>> In the meantime, have you tried a more modern version of VC++?
>>>> The free download of VC++ 2008 Express Edition, for example.
>>> Ok, I just tried the same procedure with the VC++ 2005 (i.e. 8.0)
>>> compiler with the same result. It does not generate the .pyd files,
>>> neither in release mode nor in debug mode.
>> Johannes, Starting from Boost 1.35, bjam erases the generated
>> executables (e.g. pyd file) after the test has concluded to conserve
>> disk space. To keep bjam from doing that, pass --preserve-test-targets
>> to bjam.
> Err, does Boost.Python tutorial uses test targets? If yes, why?

Err, I needed something to:
1) build the hello world
2) run it
3) show the user the result is what's expected

If there's a better way of doing this, I'm all ears.


Joel de Guzman

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