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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] master/develop branches
From: Peter Martini (petercmartini_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-19 16:31:56

What should be used instead of the v2 directory? Specifically, the Jam file in the boost.python quickstart example references it, and I'm not sure what that needs to be changed to.

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On Apr 19, 2014, at 13:40, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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
> anything.
>> 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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