Subject: Re: [boost] [release] Boost 1.69.0 Beta 1 Release Candidate 2
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-16 13:20:14
On Fri, Nov 16, 2018, 12:05 AM degski via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]
> On Thu, 15 Nov 2018 at 20:48, Marshall Clow <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:12 PM degski <degski_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >> On Thu, 15 Nov 2018 at 00:50, Marshall Clow via Boost <
> >> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >>> The release candidates for the second 1.69.0 beta release are now
> >>> available
> >>> at:
> >>> <https://dl.bintray.com/boostorg/beta/1.69.0.beta1.rc2/source/>
> >>> The release notes are not yet final.
> >>> The SHA256 checksums are as follows:
> >>> 77827b25121159a4e65cfbdf19713e2d589fce267fd6f08615a453d24753c9d3
> >>> ./boost_1_69_0_b1_rc2.7z
> >>> ea05c6e01c856369afdab1f6c075e06fb0f965ab1c247f753ed5c951a9db4e71
> >>> ./boost_1_69_0_b1_rc2.tar.bz2
> >>> b393a73cf084be716c40ef346cfacb1c95e7b14637e8385eeeb50774dd0b99ed
> >>> ./boost_1_69_0_b1_rc2.tar.gz
> >>> 74c0c0a19a700fee2b4f434bb7df50840642e3c35924e85864b278bd519af062
> >>> ./boost_1_69_0_b1_rc2.zip
> >>> As always, the release managers would appreciate it if you download
> >>> the candidate of your choice and give building it a try. Please report
> >>> both success and failure, and anything else that is noteworthy.
> >> I have tried to build with VC-15.9 (yesterday's update) and I hit the
> >> following:
> >> don't know how to make <p/C:/boost>C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft
> >> Visual
> >> ...skipped
> >> <pc:\boost-build\boost\bin.v2\standalone\msvc\msvc-15.9>msvc-setup.read
> >> lack of <p/C:/boost>C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual
> >> common.mkdir c:\boost-build\boost
> >> after which everything fails of course, which is unsurprising as
> >> vcvarsall.bat is now located at "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual
> >> Studio\2017\Community\VC\Auxiliary\Build\vcvarsall.bat"
> >> I don't know why, how or what, but that's what I see. b2 builds, but
> >> that's because I'm building from a dev-prompt.
> > Short answer - I don't care about this for the beta. (since the MSVC
> > update happened yesterday), but it ought to be fixed for the 1.69.0
> I understand [that you don't care about something that happened the day
> before]. Would indeed be nice to have it fixed, 15.9 is quite an update and
> from what I understood from STL on reddit, the base for VC-16 (VS2019).
I was able to build with 15.9 without any issues. See the end of the log
That was an upgrade from 15.8, on a machine with other versions of
VS....could either of those things be mitigating factors?
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