Subject: Re: [Boost-build] How to build boost
From: ZikO (zebik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-11 04:54:11
> Michael Jackson-5 wrote:
>> This is what I do on windows XP using MSVC.
>> bjam.exe toolset=msvc --with-test --with-filesystem --with-
>> program_options --with-iostreams --with-threads --prefix=C:\Developer
>> \VS9\boost_1_36 variant=release,debug threading=multi link=static
>> runtime-link=shared install
>> That will compile only some libraries and install all headers and
>> libraries in C:\Developer\VS9 using VS2008 Express.
>> If you want to use MinGW then I would replace the toolset=msvc with
>> toolset=gcc in the above command line.
>> That _should_ work as I have done this on XP a few times although I
>> think I download the installer from BoostPro last time..
>> You are not alone in trying to figure out how to compile boost..
>> Mike Jackson www.bluequartz.net
>> On Mar 10, 2009, at 3:15 PM, ZikO wrote:
>>> I tried to build filesystem as I really dont know what I am supposed
>>> to do
>>> with compiled 1GB files. There is no documentation on boost org
>>> about it whatsoever. How can i the hek know how to do it if there's no
>>> I found I can get into particular folder in boost_1_38_0\libs
>>> and build it by bjam but I always end up with is bin.v2 ... and
>>> what else.
>>> I cant get through this because there is nowhere to find anything
>>> about it.
>>> Can some one please just give me the procedure? Or the link where I
>>> can read
>>> about it, thanks.
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> thanks for that so much =)
Just one more thing ...
I can choose ether stage or install. What's the difference between these
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