# Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] Using both boost 64 and 32 bit on Windows with CMake
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-17 13:42:41

On 4/17/2013 5:50 AM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> On 16/04/13 22:06, Michael Marcin wrote:
>
>> For example there is no conventional place to install boost on windows
>
> There is, C:\Boost.
> That's the default installation directory of the Boost windows installers.
> Of course you cannot put both 32 or 64 bit in there without making
> subfolders.
>

Really? Because the getting started guide says it's going to put it in:

C:\Program Files\boost\boost_1_53_0\lib\

also:

The path to the boost root directory (often C:\Program
Files\boost\boost_1_53_0) is sometimes referred to as \$BOOST_ROOT in
documentation and mailing lists .