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Subject: Re: [boost] Pre-build MSVC Boost binaries
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-01 05:01:16

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 5:22 PM, Fredrik Orderud <forderud_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Over the last year, I've set up a small SourceForge "WinBin" project [1]
> for distributing Microsoft Windows binaries for Boost (and some other
> projects). The repository is sorted by Boost version, compiler version and
> shared vs. static linking. Each file archive contains pre-build boost in
> debug/release for both 32/64-bit, following a include/lib[64]/bin[64]
> folder structure.
> There also seems to be some other sources for pre-built boost around (e.g.
> and
> However, these do not seem to provide boost
> built for both static and shared linking. Also, they do not appear to
> adhere to the "quasi standard" include/lib[64]/bin[64] folder naming
> convention used by many libraries. Finally, they seem to lack information
> on which version of python (and possibly other 3rd party SW) they are
> compiled against. Therefore, I decided to set up my own boost-binaries
> webpage.
> Please let me know if you might be interested in either improving the
> "WinBin" project, or somehow joining forces to merge the various sources of
> Boost binaries into a single, more "authoritative" repository. I would be
> more than happy to shut WinBin down if "similar enough" binaries can be
> downloaded elsewhere.

I believe, Tom Kent is maintaining Boost Installer for Windows [1].
Unfortunately, I couldn't find the actually built binaries for the
installer or Boost. It would be great if a link to the built binaries
was published on the website.


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