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Subject: Re: [boost] [git] boost/config/user.hpp not found when building
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-15 10:22:17

Hi Fredrik,

On Sunday, 15. December 2013 16:06:04 Fredrik Orderud wrote:
> There seem to be a problem with copying of submodule headers when building
> boost from git on Windows. I get a _lot_ of "error C1083: Cannot open
> include file: 'boost/config/user.hpp': No such file or directory" when
> attempting to build Boost with VS2012. Manual copying of user.hpp (as well
> as other "missing" headers) does solve the problem, but this should not be
> necessary.

Right. This is handled by b2, though not automagically right now.

> Steps to reproduce:
> 1: Create a clean Boost git working-copy with all submodules.
> 2: bootstrap.bat

You are missing

2a: b2 headers

> 3: b2 link=shared runtime-link=shared variant=debug toolset=msvc-11.0
> Any ideas for how to avoid this problem?

See the documentation at

for furhter details.



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