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Subject: Re: [boost] [btree] build advice needed
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-03 14:40:22

Phil Endecott wrote:

> Dear Beman & others,
> At the risk of appearing ignorant and being told the RTM, can someone
> please help me to build btree? I am attempting to do this on a
> smallish ARM Linux box where building the whole of Boost is impractical
> (but which should otherwise be very similar to an x86 Linux system).
> So far:
> # apt-get install g++ (etc)
> # apt-get install boost-build
> # apt-get install bjam
> # apt-get install git
> $ git clone git:// btree
> $ cd btree/libs/btree/build
> $ bjam
> error: Could not find parent for project at '.'
> error: Did not find Jamfile or project-root.jam in any parent directory.
> As it says, there is no project-root.jam or Jamfile in any parent; this
> makes me think that perhaps it is expecting this to be part of a larger
> Boost tree.

Yes, that's what it expects. Is getting full Boost source tree inpractical, too?
You can build just one library easily.

- Volodya

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