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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] trying to compile a test project with which uses boost libraries
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-26 16:26:50


Geoff Hilton wrote:
> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> /boost//filesystem refers to the library under bin.v2, rather than
>> the library in the stage/lib directory. If you want to use prebuild
>> libraries,
>> you can use the boost module. (Try running bjam --help boost)
> Thanks for the response, I tried a few things and I evidently am still
> completely and thoroughly confused. Using pre-built boost, do I need
> to specify the libraries manually as per
> ? I imagine I should put all that in the site-config.jam as specified
> in
> ? How can I take advantage of boost's magic to simplify the lib
> declarations as much as possible?
> I wish there was a "hello world v2" type example for this in the
> documentation. :|

The boost module contains the logic for declaring targets
for the pre-built libraries. It has documentation
describing how to use it.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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