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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Issue attempting to stage boost on windows MSVC-10.0
From: John Bargman (darthpjb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-06 11:11:10

I've created the ticket number:9348

Thank you for your help
On 2013-11-06 15:43, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> 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:
>>> AMDG
>>> 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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