Subject: Re: [Boost-build] What needs fixing for MinGW
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-02 08:34:52
On Monday, 28. May 2012 12:37:11 Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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.]
That is nice to hear.
> Ok, I might be missing something, but I did install mingw-w64 (specifically
> a package called mingw-w32-bin_i686_mingw_20111219.zip and the "bin" folder
> does not has g++, it only has prefixed binaries, so bootstrap.bat does not
> work at all.
Unfortunately, those automated are
a) using prefixed binaries
b) hopelessly outdated
> Any ideas whether I've installed wrong mingw package, or what else should I
I use Ruben van Boxem's (rubenvb) personal builds from
for 32- and 64-Bit compilation.
One alternatives I have used is TDM
Hope this helps.
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