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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] boost build for Windows Mobile 2005
From: Andy Schweitzer (a.schweitzer.grps_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-19 10:05:02

vassilux wrote:
> Hi alls,
> I'm planing to use boost:asio in my Windows Mobile application.
> Target WM's OS is 2005.
> So I seek some information about build boost 1.39.0 for Windows Mobile
> 2005 with VS2005.
> I built stlport 5.2.1 for WM2005 without boost support.
> Thanks for your help
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I'm trying ASIO with CE myself and haven't yet succeeded, although I
believe it is possible.

The boost version of asio depends on boost.system, so if you use the
boost version of asio, you will have to build boost.system for CE. I
believe the non-boost version of asio, available on asio website, does
not depend on boost.system. I think one of its design goals was to be

I did manage to get boost.system to build for CE, although I haven't
actually run anything with it yet.

This link:

contains modifications you can make to your user-config.jam. Those
require batch files which can be found here:


I haven't actually tried that batch file yet, I made my own before I had

See this thread:

for a little information on what is missing in CE.

For boost.system to build I had to add a stub strerror function:
char * strerror (int errnum)
        return NULL;

to stlport/cstring, at about line 20. Of course, a real implementation
would be better!

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