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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] build error boost_1_39_0 Metrowerks CodeWarrior on MacOSX 10.5.7
From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-21 17:08:12

Jeff Flinn wrote:
> Jeff Flinn wrote:
>> Hi Volodya,
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 21 July 2009 Jeff Flinn wrote:
>>>> I'm trying to build boost_1_39_0 on Mac OSX using Codewarrrior, I
>>>> issue the following command in my boost_1_29_0 directory from a
>>>> terminal windows with the subsequent errors. Looks to me like it's
>>>> not finding the compiler? Any thoughts?
>>> Right. cw.jam looks for mwcc.exe by default -- which is unlikely to be\
>>> present on OSX. You can try this in user-config.jam:
>>> using cw : : <full-path-to-compiler-binary> ;
>>> That said, I can't recall last time CodeWarrior was mentioned here,
>>> I would not be suprised if you run in further issues.
>> Well you were right, maybe you can give me some stock advice too. :-)
>> Here's what I added to user-config.jam (without the line breaks below):
>> # ------------------
>> # CodeWarrior configuration.
>> # ------------------
>> # Configure cw (default version).
>> # using cw ;
>> # Configure specific gcc version, giving alternative name to use.
>> using cw : 9.0 : "/Applications/Metrowerks CodeWarrior 9.0/Other
>> Metrowerks Tools/Command Line Tools/mwcc" ;
> again that should read:
> using cw : "/Applications/Metrowerks CodeWarrior 9.0/Other
> Metrowerks Tools/Command Line Tools/mwcc" ;
> (I tried w/ and w/out the 9.0, the below errors are w/out)
>> And the errors follow this command line. I assume it literaly means
>> that cmd was not found? "cmd" seems like a windows thing rather than
>> Mac, but I could be wrong. Any further advice is appreciated.

So it looks like the cw.jam is only intended for windows since it uses
the windows command iterpreter, does it not? I'm a total newbie on the
innards of bjam etal. So I may be better off creating a codewarrior mcp
to do the builds of the libs I need, it may be possible to create a jam
file based on darwin.jam for cw.


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