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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] mingw cannot exec 'as'
From: Juergen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-24 07:41:34

Hi !

On Sunday 24 January 2010, you wrote:
> Hi. I'm trying to compile boost on windows with mingw, but it errors
> on everything:

> g++.exe: installation problem, cannot exec `as': No such file or
> directory
> It seems to find g++.exe just fine, but it can't find as.exe which is
> obviously in the same folder. I suppose this is a problem with using
> windows.
> Any way to fix it?

Well, only if you provide more information:
- Do you have gcc (mingw) configured in user-config.jam ? If yes, please
attach it.
- Try adding --debug-configuration to the bjam command line. This output
should help you (and us) to find out what is happening.
- Is C:\mingw\bin in your PATH ?

And if you want to really use Boost, it might be a good idea to use a
more recent mingw based on gcc-4.4



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