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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] master/develop branches
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-19 13:40:26


On 04/18/2014 08:13 PM, Peter Martini wrote:
> I just checked out modular boost from
> git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/boost.git ,and I'm having trouble building.
> With master/develop, I get:
> """"
> Unable to load Boost.Build: could not find build system.
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> /home/pmartini/opensource/boost/github/boost-build.jam attempted to
> load the build system by invoking
> 'boost-build tools/build/v2 ;'
> but we were unable to find "bootstrap.jam" in the specified directory
> """"
> The issue being that the 'v2' directory doesn't exist at all.

The v2 directory has been removed.
It should not be referenced by

> And with boost-1.55.0, I get errors about link-directory, so that
> doesn't work either.

boost-1.55.0 shouldn't give these errors unless
you've tried to add something into the tree.

> My concern with master and develop is the history shows no commits
> between December 2011 and January 2014, which can't be right, but
> would probably explain the lack of a 'v2' directory. Can someone
> point me in the right direction?

I have no idea. This sounds like a git problem
of some sort, and I don't think I can help much.
Browsing the history in github shows
plenty of commits in this time period.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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