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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] 2 Problems with bootstrap.bat
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-17 16:36:54


On 03/17/2012 01:26 PM, Jim Sager wrote:
> I do not have Visual Studio. I only have mingw. Can you make boost-build with mingw?

Ah. That would explain why cl doesn't work.
Auto-detection of the toolset is obviously
getting it wrong.


bootstrap gcc

> Related note:
> I'm trying to build asio(and it says it needs boost-build), and a few years ago, you could build asio with mingw.

I believe that you just need to build
the System library which Asio depends on.
So, from the root of the Boost distribution:

.\bootstrap.bat gcc
.\b2 --with-system

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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