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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] 1.36 VC++ makefiles hardcoded to 1.35?
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-16 07:34:07

jorgander wrote:
>> Hello - new to boost here, but not new to C++, makefiles, etc. I
>> just
>> downloaded boost and am attempting to build and use ICU regex based
>> on the
>> instructions . I had initial problems, such as having to update my
>> vanilla
>> VC8 install with SP1. Now it compiles and seems to install alright,
>> but
>> VC++ cannot find the libraries. Upon closer inspection, the vc8
>> makefile (and others in ../boost_1_36_0/libs/regex/build/) is
>> 'hardcoded' to create
>> libraries/dlls named "...1_35...", even though the boost version is
>> clearly 1_36. As that version is specified in the main boost header
>> file, VC++
>> attempts to link to libraries with that version and consequently
>> cannot find
>> them.
>> I can simply edit the makefile and change "35" to "36", but I'm
>> wondering if
>> it is supposed to be that way and I am not going about it
>> correctly. I
>> have not used bjam or any tool other than nmake.

Ah, that would be my mistake - and that reminds me I really must update
those for 1.37!

Yes just changing "35" to "36" will do the trick.

HTH, John.

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