Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Beta 1 release candidate available
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-12 11:23:06
Francesco Guerrieri wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Vladimir Prus
> <vladimir_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> > 1.40.0 beta 1 release candidates are available at http://boost.cowic.de/rc/
>> > Before pushing the beta out to SourceForge, I'd appreciate it if
>> > several people would try the release candidate and report success or
>> > problems.
>> FWIW, I have tried on Linux, with both stage and install, and with
>> both --layout=system, and --layout=versioned, and things worked
>> --build-type=complete does not work with ICU installed in the
>> same way as reported by VÃ¡clav Haisman.
>> It would be important to have somebody to test on Windows,
>> using the "bootstrap.bat + .\bjam" procedure. I can do this,
>> but not sooner than Saturday.
> Hi, this is my first post to the ml, so IÂ picked up a relatively easy task :-)
> I have built the boost-windows-2009-08-11 rc without any glaring
> errors, with visual studio 2010 beta1.
> I simply did, from a visual studio 2010 prompt,
> bjam.exe --toolset=msvc-10.0 --build-type=complete >build_complete.log 2>&1
> The resulting project -config.jam was very simple, just one line with
> using msvc ;
> The last line of the log are the following:
> ...failed updating 6 targets...
> ...skipped 22 targets...
> ...updated 2199 targets...
Hmm. Can you run the same command again, and post the error messages?
It seems like some libraries does not work with msvc 10.0.
> I don't have time at the moment to run some regression tests. I began
> following the procedure indicated on the docs but I found some minor
> typos which slowed me, and now I'm late. It seems to me that, without
> any tuning, there is some slightly misplaced path (for instance, this
> is the output that I am getting
> boost_root: C:/libs/boost-windows-2009-08-11
> locate_root: C:/libs/boost-windows-2009-08-11
> **** exception(205): std::runtime_error:
> boost::filesystem::basic_directory_iterator constructor: The system
> cannot find the path specified:
> ******** errors detected; see standard output for details ********
> And this is only natural, since vin.v2\libs\regex doesn't contain any
> test folder, while on the contrary .
> Am I doing something wrong?
> If needed I can attach the build log. Hope to have been of some help.
> ps: the two small typos in the docs are the following:
> 1) in the Generating library status page
> the path to library_test.bat is
> ..\..\..\tools\regression\src\library_test and not
> 2) another small glitch is that the Jamroot.jam didn't build the
> library_status.exe. I added a #~ just before "explicit
> library_status;" and it built, but contrarily to status.html
> indications both process_jam_log.exe and library_status.exe were to be
> found in a subdir of the bin\ folder (in my case they were to be found
Hmm, why do you actually need that? What docs are you reading? I think the
procedure involving run.py does not use those tools at all.
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