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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-12 00:30:28

on Wed Oct 10 2007, David Montgomery <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running windows vista...also have visual studio express 2005 and 2008. Along with Dev c++
> from bloodshed.
> I have the boost libraries installed and I am trying to build the
> library for python....of course to no avail. I am getting errors
> such as basetds.h not found etc....

That's not a familiar error to me; I don't believe this has anything
to do with Boost, but it's hard to say without a full accounting of
the error messages. The nearest thing Google finds is

which definitely is *not* related to Boost, Boost.Build, or

> Tried doing the following bjam toolset --verbose-test test from the
> quickstart directory per inturctions on building.
> What am I missing? Has anybody ever gotten boost python to work?

Most definitely.

> what hurdles to I have to go through?

Hard to say; you haven't given very much precise information.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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