Subject: Re: [Boost-build] boost-build with msvc90 on Cygwin problems
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-16 14:31:07
Andrej van der Zee wrote:
> I build my program using a nightly build of boost-build with msvc90 on Cygwin. When I run my
> executable on a computer without Visual Studio installed, I get the following error:
> Activation context generation failed for "U:\Filetemp\cap2net.exe". Dependent Assembly
> could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.
> Now it seems that it is looking for some VisualStudio DLL or something. Is there any way I can get
> rid of this problem, for example by statically compiling against the VS DLLs? How can I configure
> boost-build to do so?
You should either:
1. Redistribute necessary libraries. However, I don't think debug runtime can be redistributed, so
you'd have to build with variant=release
2. Link statically. link=static runtime-link=static will probably work.
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