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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Disable Python / Boost.Regex Unicode warnings when running bjam
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-28 15:05:15

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Anthony Foglia <AFoglia_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Emil Dotchevski wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Christian Auby <christian_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> ---
>>> WARNING: No python installation configured and autoconfiguration
>>>        failed.  See
>>>        for configuration instructions or pass --without-python to
>>>        suppress this message and silently skip all Boost.Python targets
>>> warning: Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support
>>> disabled.
>>> note: Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information
>>> note: this is a strictly optional feature.
>>> ---
>>> I don't need either of these, so how would I turn off these warnings?
>>> Preferably in site-config.jam or user-config.jam as the project
>>> Jamroot.jam is used by other people as well. I'd rather not type
>>> --without-python on the command line every time build.
>> Good luck with this request. I've been trying to make this garbage go
>> away for years. :)
>> I suppose this is telling what Boost Build really is, it's the thing
>> that builds Boost. At least Boost Python and Boost Regex treat it that
>> way.
> No, Boost.Build is not just the thing that builds Boost.  It's a general
> build system.  We use it on our current project, and we use the standard
> version of Boost in our distribution.

I was being sarcastic. :)

> I don't understand why the original poster is trying to recompile Boost
> every time he builds though.

He doesn't. Like me, he builds his own code, which happens to
introduce the Boost projects into his own build hierarchy, an which
point python and regex print that nonsense, because they think they're
being built (they are not.)

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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