Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Errors when compiling Boost on Windows with MinGW
From: Nogradi, Chris (Chris.Nogradi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-28 08:28:09
While I am not familiar with your main question, I can however provide you a link to the searchable mail list:
Hope that helps,
From: boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Paul
Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2012 11:03 AM
Subject: [Boost-build] Errors when compiling Boost on Windows with MinGW
Sorry if this has been answered, but I didn't find a search facility for this mailing list. I tried the archives here (http://lists.boost.org/boost-build/), but I don't see a search.
I am trying to compile Boost on a windows machine. I have MinGW, with gcc version 4.5.2. I followed the instructions here (http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_49_0/more/getting_started/windows.html),
building from source, using Boost version 1.49.0. Step 5.3.1 Install Boost.Build went fine, although I did need to append "mingw" to the bootstrap.bat command, and "--toolset=gcc" to the "b2 install" command.
I invoked b2 (again, with "toolset=gcc", but without giving a --build-dir, as the instructions say it isn't strictly necessary if the folder is writeable, which it is), and redirected the output to build.log, as explained in step 5.3.4 (using ">build.log 2>&1" as given). I've attached the log file.
when I examine the log, I see a bunch of errors, as well as some warnings about MPI and python.
Most importantly, can someone explain the errors to me, please.
Also, can someone advise on the warnings. I am trying to build a windows port of a linux program written by a friend. I know he uses Boost, but I'm not sure if he built it with any special requirements, or just used a standard pre-built version that came with his distro.
As I don't know Boost myself, I'm not really sure if I need the python or MPI stuff, or not, or even which questions to ask my friend around what he did with Boost.
Many thanks in advance for any help I can get.
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