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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-03 03:02:35

Hi Martin,

> I downloaded and installed the newest Boost Build version (2.0-m8). I
> think, I have read the instructions about installation thorouhgly. But I
> have problems getting the example files running.
> After installing the Boost Build system into "D:\boost\boost-build-2.0-m8",
> I called vcvars2.bat, so the environment contains:
> MSVCDir=E:\VC6
> Then I went into boost-build-2.0-m8\examples-v2\hello and try
> "bjam -sTOOLS=msvc".

You should have run "bjam" only, not with "-sTOOLS=msvc". I'll make it clearer
in the docs, but that should not cause real problems, anyway.

> But I got only error messages:
> <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> warning: no toolsets are configured.
> warning: you won't be able to build C++ programs.
> warning: please consult the documentation.

It seems like you've skipped the step 3 of the installation procedure. Did you

using msvc ;


using gcc ;

to your user-config.jam?

- Volodya


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