Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Issue attempting to stage boost on windows MSVC-10.0
From: John Bargman (darthpjb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 10:29:55
Does the boost issue tracker have a particular format for bug reports?
Should I include any of the Outputs produced?
Is the mounting issue the cause / would you like me to include any
additional information in that regard?
On 2013-11-06 15:22, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> On 11/06/2013 03:38 AM, PJB wrote:
>> I've attached the output, and noticed a couple of things that are a
>> possible cause.
>> On my development machine Visual studio is installed on the D drive, also
>> (and possibly unrelated) the boost folder is a NTFS mounted partion in the
>> location of development (D:\Local_Git\Boost_1_54_0)
> Aha. Notice that scanning "D:\Local_Git\Boost_1_54_0\" doesn't
> include "D:\Local_Git\Boost_1_54_0\." This is the source of
> the problem. (The same thing applies to "D:\.") Current
> Boost.Build assumes that "." always exists. Can you file
> a ticket at http://svn.boost.org/? I should be able to
> reproduce the problem now.
>> When visual studio is installed on a secondary drive, part of the files are
>> installed to the Primary partition (C:\program files), the rest to the
>> install location (in this case D:\program files).
>> Could this be causing an issue for the build system?
> I don't think so.
>> In that my output appears to be scanning the full file-path
>> 'D:\local_git\boost_1_54_0' rather than looking for '.'
>> Also is states towards the end of the log the toolset is not found in
>> C:\program files\visual studio
> In Christ,
> Steven Watanabe
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