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From: Deane Yang (deane_yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-15 22:43:54

Had to install patch and put "using msvc : 8.0express ;", but it all
worked! bjam.exe now detects everything automatically without me having
to run vsvars32.bat first.

Thank you, Alexey Pakhunov and Reece Dunn.

Reece Dunn wrote:
> Deane Yang wrote:
>> Cool! But let me expose more of my ignorance. How do I apply this patch?
> Assuming you have cygwin installed:
> 1. open up a bash prompt;
> 2. cd to your boost/build/v2/tools directory;
> 3. type in the following:
> patch msvc.jam msvc_vc_express.diff
> That will apply the patch (msvc_vc_express) to the specified file
> (msvc.jam). If a diff file contains more than one file, cd to the
> directory where it was created. Thus, if you see "tools/msvc.jam" or
> something similar, you need to cd to build/v2. Then, just say:
> patch -i msvc_vc_express.diff
> If you get stuck:
> patch --help
> HTH,
> - Reece

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