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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] can't compile boost
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-09-03 04:36:10


On 21-Aug-15 8:21 PM, x yx wrote:
> Hi. So I have troubles compiling Boost. I use Windows XP and CodeBlocks-MinGW-GCC.

Could you let me know which specific version of MinGW are you using - exact download
link please.

> These are steps:
> - downloaded from version 1.59.0 in zip format
> - unziped it (C:\boost_1_59_0\)
> I followed then recipe from here
> - from /tools/build/ I did "bootstrap mingw". It went OK and result of that is in file "bootstrap.log"
> - than from same folder I did ".\b2 install toolset=gcc > logB.log" so result is in that file, and folder "C:\boost-build" created
> - I added "C:\boost-build\bin" to PATH enviroment variable
> - From C:\boost_1_59_0\ called "b2 toolset=gcc --build-type=complete stage" -> output is in file "log2.log". It created "stage\lib" dir but it is empty.

It seems that code in Boost.Locale is adding a custom compiler option on MinGW, and that conflicts with other libraries,
but I don't have MinGW at hand and would prefer to reproduce the issue before trying any fixes.


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