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Subject: Re: [boost] How do I copy all source files?
From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-17 19:42:56

On 18. jan. 2015 01:37, Robert Dailey wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2015 at 6:21 PM, Bjørn Roald <bjorn_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 18. jan. 2015 01:16, Robert Dailey wrote:
>>> I do adhoc builds of boost using the boost modular git repo. All libs
>>> build just fine, but I can't for the life of me copy the source files.
>>> I have tried doing it through FileZilla (SFTP) but it skips a ton of
>>> files due to the symlinks.
>>> How can I get the complete "boost" header source tree?
>> try to do "b2 headers" after you make the copy to re-create links.
> Sorry but what do you mean "after you make the copy"? Do I run that
> after running normal "b2" to build the static libs? Will that copy the
> includes to staging so there are no symlinks? I'm hoping so, because
> it seems the symlinks cause problems.

You normally should do it before the regular "b2", but it probably will
work just fine to do it after. Without it links to headers that are not
used building the libraries are not created. "b2 headers" will create
all the links.


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