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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] 2 Problems with bootstrap.bat
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-19 22:37:18


On 03/19/2012 06:33 PM, Jim Sager wrote:
> Hello,
>> Download Boost from
> I downloaded this: boost_1_49_0
> I typed bootstrap gcc
> Then I typed b2
> I got several error messages:
> 'cl' is not recognized as an internal or external command,

Oh. I see what the problem is. open project-config.jam
and change the line that says
using msvc ;
using gcc ;

Alternately, use
b2 toolset=gcc

> I guess it is safe to say Mingw is simply not supported anymore?

There is one known problem with the build
in recent versions, but it shouldn't
cause this error.

> Looks like I need to get windows platform sdk? As I was told by someone in a different email.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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