Boost logo

Boost-Build :

Subject: [Boost-build] Newbie trying to build hello world for python...
From: David Montgomery (davidmontgom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-17 19:56:33

RH Linux
g++ 4.2.1
I am trying to build the hello world.cpp app for boost python
when I run bjam...below is the error I get...
At the very bottom is my jamroot file...
So...what am I doing wrong?
bjamjamroot:14: in modules.load*** argument error* rule use-project ( id : where )* called with: ( boost : /usr/local/include/boost-1_36/boost; project : requirements /usr/local/include/boost-1_36/boost/python/boost_python )* extra argument project/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:970:see definition of rule 'use-project' being called/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:309: in load-jamfile/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:62: in load/usr/share/boost-build/build/project.jam:169: in project.find/usr/share/boost-build/build-system.jam:521: in load/usr/share/boost-build/kernel/modules.jam:281: in import/usr/share/boost-build/kernel/bootstrap.jam:128: in boost-build/usr/share/boost-build/boost-build.jam:8: in module scope
# Copyright David Abrahams 2006. Distributed under the Boost# Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying# file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at
# Specify the path to the Boost project. If you move this project,# adjust this path to refer to the Boost root directory.use-project boost : /usr/local/include/boost-1_36/boost;
# Set up the project-wide requirements that everything uses the# boost_python library from the project whose global ID is# /boost/python.project : requirements /usr/local/include/boost-1_36/boost/python/boost_python ;
# Declare a Python extension called hello.python-extension hello : hello.cpp ;

Boost-Build list run by bdawes at, david.abrahams at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at