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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-30 08:24:26

"rrhay" <rhay_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I have been attempting to build a complete set of Boost libraries
> for use with a vc7.1 compiler. I need to be compatible with debug
> operations, and would be happy with either a static or a dynamic
> library. I am using version 1.30.2 of the source and version 3.1.9
> of boost-jam-ntx86. I have used a variety of arguments for the bjam
> executable, and have consistently gotten the results shown below. I
> am looking for suggestions regarding the proper way to execute the
> build process.
> Many thanks in advance for your suggestions.
> Bob
> E:\BOOST\B1_30_2C\TOOLS\BUILD\JAM_SRC>bjam -sTOOLS=vc7.1
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools/build\msvc-tools.jam:156: in Cc-action
> *** argument error
> * rule vc-set-pdb-file ( targets + : name )
> * called with: ( : vc71 )
> * missing argument targets
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools/build\msvc-tools.jam:120:see definition of
> rule 'vc-set-pdb-file' being called
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools/build\allyourbase.jam:613: in Cc
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools/build\allyourbase.jam:1088: in Object
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools/build\allyourbase.jam:1156: in Objects
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools/build\allyourbase.jam:919: in Main
> Jamfile:128: in load-jamfiles
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\tools\build\bootstrap.jam:15: in boost-build
> E:\Boost\b1_30_2c\boost-build.jam:17: in module scope

If you want to use "Perforce Jam-style Jamfiles" and rules like "Main"
with Boost.Jam, you need to call the program "jam" and not "bjam".


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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