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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] 2 Problems with bootstrap.bat
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-17 10:43:00

On 03/16/2012 02:09 PM, Jim Sager wrote:
> This page:
> Says to get from the official website.
> However on the Download, there is no bootstrap.bat available.

The download from sourceforge is very out of date
and is best ignored.

> I tried the Nightly Build, and it is there, but gives me the following error:
> C:\boost-build>bootstrap
> Bootstrapping the build engine
> 'cl' is not recognized as an internal
> or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> Is there just a temporary mistake on the site maybe?

It works for me. Try building from the Visual Studio
Command Prompt. Also check bootstrap.log (in the
parent directory, oops) to see if there's any more
information about the error.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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