From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-08 11:26:51
"Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
> I beg to differ. It DOES
> version 1.6 of Jamfile.v2
As I said, "you're building with BBv2, which is not officially
Boost itself does NOT depend on bison. Boost as a whole can't take
responsibility for whatever pre-release tools you may choose to use.
> contains the line you say it shouldn't do
> I checked it against the cvs repository and it's up to date
> the line was added (according to annotate)
> 1.3 (vladimir 23-Oct-02): build-project libs/graph/build ;
> it's still in the file
Oh, I know it's there. I'm saying that it shouldn't be.
> bison IS in the path
> it complains: bison.simple: No such file or directory
> bison.simple is in the same directory as bison.exe
> my command for running bjamv2 is:
> bjam --v2 >bjamv2.log
> this is run from the same directory that I run:
> bjam -sTOOLS=vc7.1 install >bjaminstall.log
> At Monday 2004-02-02 11:32, you wrote:
>>"Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > I still get complaints using either the latest OR the rc_1_31_0 label when
>> > building boost
>> > specifically, I get complaints about bison.....
>> > WHY does some part of the build require bison??
>>It does not.
>>The only bison dependency is in the build script for bjam itself, and
>>even then it shouldn't be using bison unless you have an incomplete
>>checkout (missing jamgram.c or jamgram.h) AND bison is in the path.
>>Otherwise, you are using the Makefile in libs/graph/src directly (not
>>part of the Boost build) or you're building with BBv2, which is not
>>officially supported yet. The Jamfile.v2 in the boost root should not
>> build-project libs/graph/build ;
>>because that Jamfile builds optional graphvis components that require
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