Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [build] error... configure-really
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-25 01:39:48
On Monday 25 May 2009 00:13:14 Andy Schweitzer wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > The same command in the same directory? The error basically means that:
> > 1. Boost.Build could not find the compiler at the location you provided
> > 2. It failed to report that politely.
> > The issue (2) is fixed in SVN HEAD, but I don't see what can cause (1) to
> > happen at random -- except a failing hard drive. Can you run with
> > --debug-configuration option and post the output?
> command line is:
> bjam link=static ^
> --with-system ^
> toolset=msvc-8.0~wm5~slport5.2 ^
You seem to lack 't' above -- which causes something called 'autoconfiguration'
to kick in, since a toolset of that name is not defined. And sure enough, in your
case autoconfiguration is fairly bad idea.
Honestly, I don't know how to make autoconfiguration work in easy cases, and
politely refuse to work in such complex cases.
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