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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Trouble building Boost 1.40.0
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-14 14:21:18


Ian Emmons wrote:
> Thanks for the pointer, that helps. A few items of note and further
> issues:
> (1) On Windows (with MSVC 7.1, 8, and 9), a nearly identical build
> command, without the layout option, works just fine.

The default on Windows is --layout=versioned.

> (2) According to bjam --help (run from the Boost directory),
> "versioned" is the default layout. Apparently this is just a
> documentation error, though, because when I specified "versioned"
> explicitly, the error I had went away on both Linux and Macintosh.
> (3) On Linux, all is now well.
> (4) On Macintosh, your suggestion solves my original error, but gives
> me new trouble because I'm trying to create universal binaries under
> Snow Leopard. But since I see another thread that covers that issue,
> there is no need to rehash it here.
> So, bottom line: There is a minor documentation bug in the text
> emitted by "bjam --help" regarding the default for the --layout option.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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