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From: M. Christopher Karlsson (christopher.karlsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-03 10:15:52

On Mon, 3 Apr 2006 11:13:54 +0400
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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

Ofcourse, stupid me, forgot the error message =P

Error message:
   CALL "C:\Program\Microsoft Visual Studio
8\Common7\Tools\..\..\VC\bin\vcvars 32.BAT" >nul
    "C:\Program\Microsoft Visual Studio
8\Common7\Tools\..\..\VC\bin\cl" /Zm800 -nologo /EHsc -c
O /Z7 /Od /Ob0 /EHsc /GR /MDd /Zc:forScope /Zc:wchar_t
-I"bin\boost\libs\date_ti me\build" -I"C:\Documents and
Settings\Administrat÷r\Skrivbord\boost_1_33_1" -
multi\greg_month.obj" -Tp"C:\Documents and

...failed vc-C++
bug\threading-multi\greg_month.obj... vc-C++
ing-multi\greg_weekday.obj greg_weekday.cpp
c1xx : fatal error C1083: Cannot open source file: 'C:\Documents and errupted
reg_weekday.cpp': No such file or directory

It goes like this for almost every file.
In the end I get:
...failed updating 808 targets...
...skipped 168 targets...
...updated 221 targets...

After that it dies and nothing has been installed.

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