Subject: Re: [boost] "Easy Build and Install" fails at bootstrap.sh
From: Kyle Lutz (kyle.r.lutz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-29 21:12:33
On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 4:12 PM, Josh Juran <jjuran_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I'm building Boost from Git since there's no secured download option, only HTTP.
> josh_at_alice:~/src/boost$ git log --oneline -n1
> 43bb782 Update thread from master.
> josh_at_alice:~/src/boost$ ./bootstrap.sh
> ./bootstrap.sh: 1: ./bootstrap.sh: ./tools/build/src/engine/build.sh: not found
> Building Boost.Build engine with toolset ...
> Failed to build Boost.Build build engine
> Consult 'bootstrap.log' for more details
> josh_at_alice:~/src/boost$ cat bootstrap.log
> ./bootstrap.sh: 218: cd: can't cd to ./tools/build/src/engine
> Do I need to run git-submodule? It would be helpful if Getting Started covered this.
Yeah, run "git submodule update --init" to checkout the git
sub-modules for the individual Boost libraries.
Alternatively, you can use the following command to clone the boost
repo along with all of the sub-modules:
git clone --recursive https://github.com/boostorg/boost.git
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