Subject: Re: [boost] How to build Boost with VS15
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-09-30 17:59:06
On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:37 PM, Vinnie Falco <vinnie.falco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 4:29 PM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> How does one build Boost (1.62) with VS15 (Preview 4)? I know it's not
>> officially supported..
> For Boost to build using any Visual Studio version, you need to have
> the command-line tools set up. Usually this means just having the
> right directories in your PATH. See this knowledge base article:
> Another way to get the right environment is to launch the "Visual
> Studio Command Prompt" which is just an instance of Command Prompt
> that has the variables set. To find it, go to the Start menu and
> search for "Command" you will find something like "MSBuild Command
> Prompt for VS2015"
build.bat (and other stuff) is missing support for VC15 (note: not
14/2015), normally the path stuff is taken care of automatically.