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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-17 12:53:33

Robert Ramey wrote:

> I've checked out the latest version of Boost 1.34 - tagged
> Version_1_34_1_RC3
> I've carefully read the Boost Build documentation (very much improved) and
> attempted to build the serialization library with the command line
> executed in the directory ../libs/serialization/build:
> bjam --toolset=msvc-7.1
> I get compilation errors - which I've never seen before.

I never seen those error, either -- in particular because
you did not post them.

> /Gy -c
> "-I..\..\.."
> Which seems almost OK. It looks like my compilation errors are related in
> someway to the switch

Related in what what?

> I've looked at the Jamfile.v2 for boost serialization build and it
> Searching around, I find in the boost root directory Jamfile.v2 which
> contains the following:
> # disable auto-linking for all targets here,
> # primarily because it caused troubles with V2
> <define>BOOST_ALL_NO_LIB=1
> Which seems that it might be relevant to my case - it begs for a better
> explanation.

Ehm, long time ago the library names produced by V2 had no relation
to the library names autolinking expected. It was fixed since

However, it does not seem to be any point in enabling autolinking
for testing, so it's disabled.

> Soooooooo - what do I do now? The following facts are also interesting:
> a) the official boost test results are all passing for this combination of
> compiler and library. They don't show any compilation errors. The result
> matrix doesn't let me see the compilation command line for the build - I
> would be curious to see it.

I'm sure BOOST_ALL_NO_LIB is present.

- Volodya

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