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From: Kendall Shaw (queshaw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-05 00:00:39


I have the recent microsoft visual c++ express 2005 and platform sdk
windows server 2003 R2 version. I've modified vsvars23.bat to add paths
for INCLUDE and LIB and the path (actually I call the setenv.cmd batch
file from the platform sdk directory, using call x:\blah\setenv.cmd in
vsvars32.bat). I've also set VS80_ROOT to %VS80COMNTOOLS%.

I'm trying to build the boost libraries:

G:\lib\boost_1_33_1>bjam -sTOOLS=vc-8_0 --prefix=g:\lib\boost
--with-python-root=g:\python25 --with-icu=g:\lib\icu install

and I get:

Building Boost.Iostreams with bzip2 support disabled.
To enable bzip2, consult the Boost.Iostreams documentation
Building Boost.Iostreams with zlib and gzip support disabled.
To enable zlib and gzip, consult the Boost.Iostreams documentation
Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support disabled.
Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information
(and if you don't know what ICU is then you probably don't need it).
...found 6901 targets...
...updating 3575 targets...
MkDir1 g:\lib\boost
spawn: Invalid argument

If I create g:\lib\boost it then goes on to the next and if I repeat
this process, it eventually tries to MkDir header files like cassert etc.

I get the same result with boost-jam-3.1.13 and 3.1.12 and 3.1.10.

I also tried building the boost-jam-3.1.13 from source and it has a
similar error during it's build.

The other message about this that I found in the mailing list, ended
with someone having the problem fixed by using a 3.1.10 of boost jam.
This didn't change anything for me.

Do you have any advice?


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