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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-03 03:13:54

On Saturday 01 April 2006 21:16, M. Christopher Karlsson wrote:
> I was trying to build boost on my laptop running Windows XP with SP2.
> I downloaded the .exe file and unpacked it on my desktop that is
> "C:\Documents And Settings\Administratör\Skrivbord\"
> (administratör = administrator in swedish, skrivbord = desktop in swedish).
> Put the bjam.exe file in there and tried to build
> with "-sTOOLS=vc-8_0". And here starts the problem, it doesn't build, it
> complains about that it cant find the dir
> and therefor it fails to copy all the files.
> The only solution to this problem was to unpack the boost-install-dir in
> C:\ (or D:\) and build it from there.
> Doesn't Jam-files support spaces in dirs or letters that aren't in the
> standard alphabet (a-z A-Z 0-9) like åäö?

Hi Christopher,
please provide us with the exact error message you got. Boost.Build is
supposed to work with all paths, and without exact error message it's not
possible to even guess what's wrong.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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