Subject: Re: [boost] How to build Boost with VS15
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-01 03:36:39
VS2015 works fine, it's VS15 (2017/2018?) that doesn't work..
On Sat, Oct 1, 2016 at 7:17 AM, degski <degski_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 1 October 2016 at 00:59, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> build.bat (and other stuff) is missing support for VC15 (note: not
>> 14/2015), normally the path stuff is taken care of automatically.
> The build process works fine on my WIN10.1607 machine with VS2015 - Update
> 3 (and its' updates) installed. Just to be safe, put the boost source code
> in a directory, with a short name, without spaces and preferably in a root.
> WIN10.1607 now supports long paths, but this feature is off by default.
> Start the command prompt as an administrator from the pulldown VS2015 menu.
> Pick the correct 32 or 64 bits environment. Run bootstrap.bat and then
> issue your bjam commands.
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