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From: Christoph Ludwig (cludwig_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-06 07:51:36

On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 12:23:52PM -0000, savapedro wrote:
> --- In jamboost_at_[hidden], David Abrahams <dave_at_b...> wrote:
> > The fact that you see some errors for the serialization library
> doesn't
> > mean anything about the other libraries in Boost. Most of the
> Boost
> > libraries are completely in headers, so you won't see any build
> steps at
> > all. Some others, like the regex library and Boost.Python, have
> built
> > library objects, and will succeed to build even with vc6.
> >
> > I hope this clears things up for you.
> >
> Well, thanks anyway.
> I was trying to build the QuantLib financial library, which is also
> free software and uses Boost libraries. Hence I had to compile and
> install Boost first.
> I guess I?ll have to find other sources, or else maybe finding a way
> of installing Boost without the offended libs (e.g. spirit)

I don't know about the application you want to build. But in case it depends
on Boost.Serialization then you can build it with Spirit 1.6.

According to the explanation in the section "Requirements" of
<URL:> the setup seems
to be quite simple. I don't have first hand experience with
Boost.Serialization and MSVC, though.




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