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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] {Newbie] linker error 1104 when using VC++ Express
From: Bob Keane (Armand.Tamzarian_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-13 13:45:19

Steven Watanabe <watanabesj <at>> writes:

> Bob Keane wrote:
> > I am new to boost so bear with me. I used the loader to download and
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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

Thanks for the reply, I apologize for responding so late. I verified my msvc
version is correct, it is 9. I uninstalled and reinstalled boost, ensured I
downloaded the version for 9.0 but still get the error. Any other suggestions?

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