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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] What needs fixing for MinGW
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-28 04:37:11

On 01/05/12 16:33, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Folks,
> For quite a while, we had users complaining about Boost.Build operation in Windows with MinGW.
> In particular, bootstrap.bat puts "using mingw ;" into project-config.jam, which does not work
> very well. Is that the only thing that needs fixing, or there are other MinGW issues, either
> in native or cross configuration?
> [The reason I'm asking is that "fix mingw" is now at the top of my queue.]

Ok, I might be missing something, but I did install mingw-w64 (specifically a package
called and the "bin" folder does not has g++,
it only has prefixed binaries, so bootstrap.bat does not work at all.

Any ideas whether I've installed wrong mingw package, or what else should I do?


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