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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Boost 1.43.0 seems to produce broken libraries with MinGw version 4.5.0
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-16 08:35:08

On Friday 16 July 2010 01:30:21 Peter Rockett wrote:

> We have been trying to build Boost 1.43.0 using MinGW. (Actually we
> have been trying to build a package which relies on Boost.) We have
> encountered some weird problems with the ultimate package, which made us
> investigate the Boost libraries we were building. Minimally, we have used:
> bjam --toolset=gcc install
> although we have also explicitly specified link= static, and
> runtime-link=shared, etc.
> Basically:
> 1) The build process with MinGW 4.5.0 appears to complete without error
> but any programs which use the resulting Boost libs crash immediately
> with what looks like an issue with loading a shared lib. We have tried
> running the Boost execution monitor test example but this fails.

Could you provide the exact error messages? Otherwise, it's unlikely anybody
will be eable to help.


Vladimir Prus

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