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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-06 16:36:37

David Abrahams wrote:
> "Andreas Huber" <ahd6974-spamgroupstrap_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Hi Andrew
>>>I am struggling to get a version of
>>>boost jam built for mingw.
>>>build.bat gcc-nocygwin produces
>>Unless you want to do something *really* unusual (like compiling boost
>>under mingw with the MSVC6.0 standard lib ;-)) you should not need to
>>hack anything. Assuming that bjam is in the path and that your mingw
>>distro is under "C:\ProgramFiles\MinGW3.2.0" the following command line
>>from within the boost root should work:
>>bjam "-sTOOLS=mingw"
>>"-sMINGW_ROOT_DIRECTORY=C:\ProgramFiles\MinGW3.2.0" -a
> Andreas, the OP is trying to build bjam, not Boost.

But in a strange way his comments still apply. There is a 'mingw'
toolset for building bjam. I don't have MinGW installed right now, but
the following was working last I checked:

cd boost-root/tools/build/jam_src
build mingw

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