From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-05 03:04:48
Dave Compton wrote:
> Is it necessary to run the 'bjam install' after building boost from source? I
> always do this but have never been sure if it is needed. The reason that I am
> asking is that the 'Boost Getting Started with Windows' page does not say
> anything about it and probably should if it is necessary.
Would you please file a Trac issue requesting that this be clarified?
The answer is that you can build Boost in 3 ways:
bjam <properties> <no-target>
bjam <properties> stage
bjam <properties> install
The first builds the libraries but does not place them into a single directory.
The second builds the libraries and places them into a single 'lib' directory.
The third builds everything and installs both libraries and headers.
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