Subject: Re: [Boost-build] A Build BJam Newbie
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-08 15:11:54
On Monday 07 December 2009 06:34:56 J. Street wrote:
> 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 (http://www.boost.org/boost-build2/doc/html/jam/building.html), to
> obtain the make file to build the Boost libraries.
> I cd to the jam src directory and type
> $ sh ./build.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?
Actually, you should see bjam under bin.xxx directory, where 'xxx' should probably
be 'mingw'. Do you see any such directories? Can you post the complete output
of running "sh ./build.sh"?
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