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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] {Newbie] linker error 1104 when using VC++ Express
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-03 12:23:18


Bob Keane wrote:
> I am new to boost so bear with me. I used the loader to download and install
> Boost, selected all variants and was sucessful running the example program
> using Visual Studio C++ Express edition. However, when following the first
> tutorial, I get an error, "LINK : fatal error LNK1104: cannot open file
> 'libboost_system-vc90-mt-gd-1_36.lib'". I checked previous threads and found
> the one, "[Thread] visual studio hello word multithreading problem" to be
> similar. I looked into the \lib directory for the suspect file but did not find
> it. I did find a lot of libboost_system-vc80... files though, so I suspect
> something is looking for a different version. Is there a simple way to correct
> this? Thanks in advance.

You are building with Visual C++ 9.0, right?

It looks like you installed the libraries for Visual Studio 8.0.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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