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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-06 07:21:26

on Thu Apr 05 2007, Stephen Pietrowicz <> wrote:

> I ran ./configure and then make to on Boost 1.33.1, and reported 10
> errors on an Intel Mac. I get 6 errors on a PPC Mac. I've seen
> other messages similar to this on the list, but I haven't seen any
> solutions posted. One of the problems reported in that build is
> listed below after this main message. (the other errors were similar).
> I looked around for a solution to this, and it appears that there's a
> patch from Adobe that fixes a V2 version of darwin.jam that might
> help with this problem. I applied that patch, but I wasn't able to
> get that to run either. I know I'm invoking it incorrectly, and it
> tells my that Python isn't configured, no toolsets are configured,

You'll need the darwin toolset

> and to consult the documention. I haven't found anything that
> says: Out of the box, here's how to build boost using V2 instead of
> V1.


> All I'd like to do is point at my Python install (which is in a local
> directory), and get this to build, but I keep running into roadblocks.

You'll likely only need one additional thing to configure python:
a user-config.jam file in your home directory containing:

  import toolset : using ;
  using python : : /path/to/your/python/interpreter ;

I'm currently working on updating the Boost.Python build docs.


Dave Abrahams
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