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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Wrong dll names for vc8 64 bit builds?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-02 11:25:34


On 04/01/2011 07:14 PM, James Burgess wrote:
> This is compiling the signals library on Windows7 64 bit with Visual Studio 2005 boost 1.43.0
> I'm able to build a working signals library but the name of the dll is slightly off. I get boost_signals-vc-mt.dll when I build the 64 bit version but the correct name (boost_signals-vc80-mt.dll) for the 32 bit build.
> My build steps are run boostrap.bat then change project-config.jam to
> using msvc : vc80 : cl.exe ;

Use 8.0, not vc80 here. Also,
you shouldn't need to specify
the executable. Boost.Build
knows how to find the compiler.

> Then I run:
> .\bjam address-model=64 --with-signals --stagedir=stage64 --build-dir=build64 --build-type=complete stage
> (for the 32 bit I change all the 64's to 32)
> I've tried adding --toolset=msvc-8.0 but that didn't help.

There should be no -- before toolet.

> In the build directory for the 64 bit build I see a directory called ...libs/signals/build/mscv-vc80/release/ as I do in the 32 build directory.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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