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Subject: [Boost-build] A Build BJam Newbie
From: J. Street (jboostmemb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-06 22:34:56


I am trying to build BJam so that I can build Boost libraries for MinGW on
Vista x64 box. I'm following the instructions on the Boost "Building BJam"
page (, to
obtain the make file to build the Boost libraries.

I cd to the jam src directory and type
$ sh ./

It finds MinGW, compiles, and then stores jam0 in ./bootstrap directory. (a
side note, my anti-virus software doesn't like jam0, since it keeps erasing
the file)

It was my understanding that it will build the BJam make exec, and store it
in /mingw.

Am I missing something?

I am grateful for any help. Thanks in advance,


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