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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] really dumb boost build question
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-01-26 11:50:10


Did you do 'b2 headers'?

On Tue, Jan 26, 2016, 19:44 Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> I'm trying to get boost build to build the serialization library for my
> msvc system under cygwin. That is, I use the Cygwin shell on my windows
> machine and I want to build libraries and run tests.
> So I'm using the following command line
> b2 --dump-tests toolset msvc link=shared test_binary_xml_archive >b2.log
> Which does what I expect - that is it invokes the vc 9.0 compiler which
> is on the machine. But compile fails because it can't find the boost
> header libraries. The compilation fails with:
> boost/config.hpp - no such file or directory.
> I've verified that that the file exists. I don't know if it matters but
> I've got BOOST_ROOT set to the c:\modular-boost directory. In the past
> as I recall, this always "just worked". Any suggestions appreciated.
> Robert Ramey
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Vladimir Prus

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