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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] b2 headers on windows XP
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-03-25 13:43:52


On 03/25/2016 11:20 AM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> a) My first attempt was under cygwin <snip>
> Using the windows command shell, I invoke
> .\b2 headers
> And I get a whole raft of errors like this:
> ...failed link.mklink boost\graph\adjacency_list.hpp
> ...interupted
> link.mklink boost\graph\adjacency_list.hpp
> 'mklink' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
> operable program or batch file.
> ... failed updating 165 targets.
> What am I doing wrong here?

You see this near the top of the output right?

  - symlinks supported : yes (cached)

That's left over from the cygwin build. (cygwin
has symlinks that windows doesn't recognize)
Try b2 -a --reconfigure headers

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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