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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-19 05:44:56

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Jürgen Hunold <hunold+lists.Boost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Hi !
>> I'm happily playing around with V2 and discovered the msvc-toolset.
>> I've encountered several (minor) problem:
>> 1) How do I specify <include> paths ? I need to include
>> "E:\Libraries\libX" and declare
>> "use-project /libX: E:\Libraries\libX\src ; in toplevel Jamfile
>> somehow. Even better would be if I could use $(LIBX_ROOT) because
>> this is set on all platforms ;-))
>> 2) The compile detection fails. I'd guess this is due to the fact that
>> I'm using a german installation, where programs live in
>> "C:\Programme" instead of "C:\Program Files".
>> Any ideas about that ?
>> No need to hurry anything, I'm just curious to get bjam working under
>> Windows ;-) And help testing, of course.
> I'm still working on that toolset; there are *lots* of kinks to be
> worked out still. I'll let you know when it's officially ready.

I can make absolutely *no* promises yet, but I'd love to know what you
find to be broken at this point.

If you have your environment set up (i.e. you've already run
vcvars32.bat) you can use the toolset without doing any configuration
at all. Just "bjam toolset=msvc" and you're off.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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