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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Issue attempting to stage boost on windows MSVC-10.0
From: PJB (darthpjb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-30 12:17:05

(apologies for the lack of a correct reply, I somehow set the list to
> Why are you running this under tools? This command
> should be run directly under boost_1_54_0/.
As I said in the original post, I tried under boost_1_54_0/, the result was
it was unable to find the bjam file.
I noted there was one under tools, thus attempting running the script there.

On 30 October 2013 12:28, John Bargman <darthpjb_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> I've decided to update the version of boost in my companies project,
> however I'm having an issue producing a staged version as I normally would.
> In version 1.52.0 I would open the correct visual-studio command prompt
> and run the following:
> *Bootstrap.bat**
> **b2 --toolset=msvc-10.0 --build-type=complete architecture=x86
> --stagedir=stage\lib\x32 stage*
> b2 --toolset=msvc-10.0 --build-type=complete architecture=x86
> address-model=64 --stagedir=stage\lib\x64 stage
> The result would be the 64bit and 32bit builds of the boost libraries
> would be output to the boost_1_52_0\stage\lib\[type] directory.
> I've downloaded 1.54.0 and attempted to do the same, the result was I was
> met with the error
> *"notice: could not find main target stage
> notice: assuming it is a name of file to create.
> error: Project target requested but not yet assigned for module
> 'Jamfile<D:\Local_git\boost_1_54_0>'."
> *To resolve this I proceeded to:
> *cd tools
> **..\b2 --toolset=msvc-10.0 --build-type=complete architecture=x86
> --stagedir=stage\lib\x32 stage*
> The result of this is:
> *"notice: could not find main target stage
> notice: assuming it is a name of file to create.
> Performing configuration checks
> - has_icu builds : no
> don't know how to make <e>stage
> ...found 1 target...
> ...can't find 1 target..."*
> I thought perhaps a command line switch had been changed, so I attempted
> the following:
> *d:\Local_git\boost_1_54_0\tools>..\b2 --build-type=complete stage*
> This also resulted in:
> *"notice: could not find main target stage**
> **notice: assuming it is a name of file to create.**
> **Performing configuration checks**
> **
> ** - has_icu builds : no**
> **don't know how to make <e>stage**
> **...found 1 target...**
> **...can't find 1 target...*"
> I'm somewhat confused as to what I'm doing wrong, previous versions of
> boost from 1.3->1.52 have built using the above command-line with no
> effort. If I download the archive of 1.52 it continues to work with the
> command-lines above.
> However 1.54 does not, Is anyone aware of any changes to B2 or boost that
> could have caused this issue? Or is there something wrong with my attempt
> to stage the static libraries?

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