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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] How to generate .exe suffix under Cygwin only
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-10 16:35:00

On Wednesday 10 June 2009 Andrej van der Zee wrote:

> Hi,
> >
> > Use SVN HEAD of Boost.Build, or nightly build.
> >
> Thanks!
> I tried the nightly build. I successfully build bjam for toolset msvc
> $ ls /usr/local/src/boost-build
> boost-build.jam boost.png boost_build.png bootstrap.jam build build-system.jam contrib debian doc example hacking.txt index.html jam_src kernel notes options site-config.jam test timestamp.txt tools user-config.jam util
> What am I doing wrong???

You are compiling bjam with msvc. Naturally, msvc runtime has no idea about paths suchs as /usr/local.
You need to compile bjam in cygwin shell using gcc.

- Volodya

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