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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Issue attempting to stage boost on windows MSVC-10.0
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 10:43:57


On 11/06/2013 07:29 AM, John Bargman wrote:
> Does the boost issue tracker have a particular format for bug reports?

Nothing specail. You can call it something like:

"b2 cannot find Jamroot when run at the root of
a mounted partition."

> 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?

Yes. The mounting issue appears to be the cause.
You can include a link to this thread. It should
appear in the archives at

> 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 I should be able to
>> reproduce the problem now.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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