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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Building Boost with MinGW
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-12 11:08:41


Peter Rockett wrote:
> Newbie question: I am trying build Boost with MinGW using bjam from
> inside MSys, the Bash-like interface supplied with MinGW.
> When I invoke bjam with the "--toolset=mingw" option (as detailed in
> Table A.1 of the Boost.Build docs), I get a set of error messages like
> "mingw.jam: No such file of directory" and "rule mingw.init unknown in
> module toolset", all of which imply that "mingw" is not a valid option.
> How do I build Boost with MinGW?

Use toolset=gcc.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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