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From: anshu khare (anshukhare1998_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-01-12 13:37:02

Respected sir,
I am able to build boost libraries in Visual Studio 17.
Could you please link me some fixes in the library?
Thank you
Anshu Khare

On Sat, 11 Jan, 2020, 9:50 PM Andrey Semashev via Boost, <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 2020-01-10 17:02, anshu khare via Boost wrote:
> > Hello mentors,
> >
> > I would like to contribute to the core library of BOOST. I am working on
> > windows. I cloned boostorg/core library. After cloning I found that there
> > are many folders.
> Using Boost.Core alone is not possible. You have to at least also clone
> the dependencies. More realistically, you should clone Boost
> superproject[1] and all its submodules, which will include Boost.Core
> and its dependencies.
> git clone boost
> cd boost
> git submodule update --init --recursive
> After that you need to bootstrap Boost.Build as described in the Getting
> Started page[2] and create links to library headers by invoking `b2
> headers` in your Boost root directory. After that you will be able to
> build Boost libraries and run tests. Building libraries is described in
> Getting Started, to run tests you can just invoke `b2` (possibly with
> arguments) in the libs/<library>/test directory.
> > Could you please tell which folder should I look up?
> In the Boost tree, you'll be working in libs/<library> folder. Each
> library has a set of common subfolders, such as:
> meta - library description
> include/boost - public headers
> src - buildable sources and private headers
> build - Boost.Build scripts for building the library, if there are
> buildable sources
> example - library usage examples
> doc - library documentation
> test - library tests, including Boost.Build script for testing
> So, for Boost.Core you'd be writing headers in
> libs/core/include/boost/core, writing and running tests in
> libs/core/test, etc. When you create new headers you'll have to invoke
> `b2 headers` in the Boost root again to create links to the new headers.
> [1]:
> [2]:
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