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Subject: Re: [boost] How do I download module Core?
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-13 18:59:06

2014-06-13 22:08 GMT+02:00 Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>:

> On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 11:53 PM, Andrzej Krzemienski
> <akrzemi1_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > 2014-06-13 17:20 GMT+02:00 Andrey Semashev <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]>:
> >
> >> On Friday 13 June 2014 17:16:02 Andrzej Krzemienski wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> > I can see that module Core is already available on branch Master. But
> >> when
> >> > I try to pull the sources from GitHub (with 'git pull --rebase') it
> >> doesn't
> >> > show up in my clone. Do I need to do anything to see it?
> >>
> >> You need to run 'git submodule update --init' to initialize new
> submodules
> >> in
> >> the local copy. Also don't forget to recreate the links to headers by
> >> removing
> >> boost folder and running 'b2 headers'.
> >>
> >
> > Ouch. I wish I hadn't done it. Now I cannot compile my lib anymore. It
> > looks like throw_exception uses BOOST_NORETURN, whose definition cannot
> be
> > found. Where is BOOST_NORETURN supposed to be defined?
> BOOST_NORETURN is defined by Boost.Config. You probably didn't update
> all submodules. Strange, I thought 'git submodule update --init' would
> do that.
> I usually use these two commands to perform the complete Boost tree update:
> git pull --recurse-submodules
> git submodule foreach git merge --ff-only
> Note that the second command uses merge.defaultToUpstream = true
> setting so that I don't have to specify the branch. If you didn't set
> this parameter in your git config and you have all submodules checked
> out on a particular branch (e.g. master), you can modify the second
> command like this:
> git submodule foreach git merge --ff-only origin/master

Thanks. This solved most of my problems. However, I observed that some
links are just not created when I run `b2 headers`, no matter if I remove
boost, re-run. I had to manually add a couple of links when compiling with
`toolset=gcc`. When compiling with visual C++, I had to manually copy some

contents of modular-boost\libs\preprocessor\include\boost\preprocessor\slot
folder modular-boost\libs\exception\include\boost\exception\detail


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