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From: Edd Dawson (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-15 19:38:36


I've searched the list archives and didn't see this issue. I do hope I haven't
missed anything.

I'm trying to build from the boost svn trunk with MSVC Express 2005. I have the
Platform SDK installed. I had the same problem trying to compile the 1_34(_0)
release in the same way and had to use the rather handy boost consulting
installers. But I really need some of the fixes/updates made to asio in the trunk.

Also, builds are fine with MinGW 3.4.5 and 4.2.1.

My errors look like this:

C:\development\boost_svn>bjam --version
Boost.Build V2 (Milestone 11)
Boost.Jam 03.1.14

C:\development\boost_svn>bjam --toolset=msvc debug release stage install
warning: Graph library does not contain optional GraphML reader.
note: to enable GraphML support, set EXPAT_INCLUDE and EXPAT_LIBPATH to the
note: directories containing the Expat headers and libraries, respectively.
warning: skipping optional Message Passing Interface (MPI) library.
note: to enable MPI support, add "using mpi ;" to user-config.jam.
note: to suppress this message, pass "--without-mpi" to bjam.
note: otherwise, you can safely ignore this message.
warning: Python location is not configured
warning: the Boost.Python library won't be built
Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support disabled.
Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information
(don't panic: this is a strictly optional feature).
...found 14112 targets...
...updating 1779 targets...
cl : Command line error D8022 : cannot open

     call "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\vcvarsall.bat" x86 >nul
cl /Zm800 -nologo

...failed compile-c-c++
cl : Command line error D8022 : cannot open

     call "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\vcvarsall.bat" x86 >nul
cl /Zm800 -nologo

...failed compile-c-c++
cl : Command line error D8022 : cannot open

[ 8< --- snip --- ]

And so on...

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\VC\vcvarsall.bat is present.
I get the same results building in a regular console and in a "Visual Studio
2005" console.

Any comments/questions/ridicule very much appreciated.

Kind regards,


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