Subject: Re: [boost] Pre-build MSVC Boost binaries
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-01 05:04:14
On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 1:01 PM, Andrey Semashev
> 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 
>> 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/bin
>> folder structure.
>> There also seems to be some other sources for pre-built boost around (e.g.
>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/boost/files/boost-binaries/ and
>> http://boost.teeks99.com/bin/). 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/bin 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
>> 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 .
> 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.
Oh, you've already provided the link to the built binaries
(http://boost.teeks99.com/bin/). Sorry, I missed it somehow.
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