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From: Wellman, Michael S SrA DMSG/WMTS (Michael.Wellman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-30 18:20:15

Well the 1.34.0 instructions are excellent. I now have a much better
understanding of the process, and how the libraries are used. However,
it appears that my problem is specifically with bjam. Typing in the
compilation instructions (since I specifically need thread and date_time
fully working) results in an "Application Error" popup from Windows, and
the program immediately terminates with no displayed output.


Just to make sure I'm doing this properly:


1. I'm currently running the pre-built bjam.exe file from Since I'm running Windows XP, I'm
assuming this is the correct executable.
2. I placed the .exe in my root boost directory (in this case,
C:\Boost\boost_1_34_0. *This step may be wrong... the instructions said
to run it from this directory, so I assumed the .exe had to be in this
directory as well.
3. The exact line I typed to invoke bjam was: bjam
--build-dir=C:\Boost\boost_1_34_0 --toolset=msvc stage


I also obtained temporary administrative rights to make sure that it
wasn't a permissions problem, but that did not solve the issue either.
Any help you can give me on this would be greatly appreciated.

SrA Mike Wellman

SMC/WXTS, 556-2615


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