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From: Patrick (patrick_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-06 15:18:18

Apparently I answered my own questions here...

It would seem that I need to inform the IDE of each of the specific
directories that contain the necessary library files I expect to
link with. I had mistakenly thought I only needed to point the IDE
to the base directory of all the libraries and it would find the
one's it needed, but no such magic exists. My bad.

The DOS environ question was an irrelavant byproduct of my confusion.


--- In jamboost_at_[hidden], "Patrick" <patrick_at_w...> wrote:
> Thanks for the quick response John, but could you please be more
> specific.
> When you speak of library files, do you mean the bin subdir or
> subdir under the bin or the libs subdir?
> When you speak of library path, do you mean my
> MSVC "Tools>Options>VC++ Directories>Library Files" setting or the
> MS-DOS "lib" environmental setting.
> Also...
> Is there a document that describes in detail how to setup the
> 7.1 environment to compile and link with the Boost libs that I
> couldn't find and didn't read.
> much appreciated!
> ~P
> --- In jamboost_at_[hidden], "John Maddock" <john_at_j...> wrote:
> > > I added to my "VC++Properties\Include Files" property to point
> > > to "C:\Boost" and added to my "VC++Properties\Library Files"
> > > point to the same as well
> as "C:\Boost\bin", "C:\Boost\bin\boost" as
> > > well as "C:\Boost\bin\boost\libs"
> > >
> > > My problem is that I cannot get the file to link when I build
> > > VC++ project as it errors out with a: "WT300_QAHarness fatal
> error
> > > LNK1104: cannot open file 'libboost_date_time-vc71-mt-sgd-
> 1_31.lib'
> > > ". I checked and the file does exist.
> >
> > The directory containing the library files must be in your
> search
> > path.
> >
> > John.


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