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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Can't build personal project after move to modular Boost (builtin.jam:766)
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-14 00:49:03


On 01/13/2014 07:58 PM, Joshua Boyce wrote:
> I recently tried to move my build environment to use the new modular Boost,
> and everything was working until I tried to compile my own project which
> uses Boost.Build (compiling the Boost libs I depend on worked fine, as did
> setting up the headers etc).

Are you by any chance using /boost//headers
<dependency>/boost//headers, <source>/boost//headers, etc?
All of these were valid under the old layout.
Under the modular layout, you *must* use

> b2 output:
> Performing configuration checks
> - symlinks supported : no
> - hardlinks supported : yes
> C:/Code/modular-boost/tools/build/src/tools\builtin.jam:766: in
> *** argument error
> * rule ( type base )
> * called with: ( SHARED_LIB )
> * missing argument base
> C:/Code/modular-boost/tools/build/src/build\type.jam:219:see definition of
> rule '' being called

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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