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Subject: [Boost-build] Problems specifying setup script
From: Marcel Raad (raad_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-31 16:54:41


I'm trying to build Boost with Visual Studio 15 Preview 5. As the directory
layout changed completely in this release, I'm trying to follow the
documentation at [1] to specify the paths manually for starters. I have this
in my project-config.jam:

using msvc : 15.0 : "cl.exe" : <setup-i386>"C:/Program Files (x86)/Microsoft
Studio/VS15Preview/Common7/IDE/VisualCpp/Auxiliary/Build/vcvars32.bat" ;

When I try to do anything with b2 (bootstrapped by Preview 4), even just
"b2.exe headers", it complains:
C:/boost/tools/build/src/tools\msvc.jam:834: in generate-setup-cmd
*** argument error
* rule maybe-rewrite-setup ( toolset : setup-script : setup-options :
version : rewrite-setup ? )
* called with: ( msvc : : : 15.0 : )
* missing argument setup-script
C:/boost/tools/build/src/tools\msvc.jam:746:see definition of rule
'maybe-rewrite-setup' being called
C:/boost/tools/build/src/tools\msvc.jam:1076: in configure-really
C:/boost/tools/build/src/tools\msvc.jam:201: in configure
C:/boost/tools/build/src/tools\msvc.jam:153: in msvc.init
C:/boost/tools/build/src/build\toolset.jam:43: in toolset.using
C:/boost/tools/build/src/build\project.jam:1052: in using
project-config.jam:3: in modules.load
C:/boost/tools/build/src\build-system.jam:249: in load-config
C:/boost/tools/build/src\build-system.jam:412: in load-configuration-files
C:/boost/tools/build/src\build-system.jam:524: in load
C:\boost\tools\build\src/kernel\modules.jam:295: in import
C:\boost\tools\build\src/kernel/bootstrap.jam:139: in boost-build
C:\boost\boost-build.jam:17: in module scope

Does this mean that my manually specified setup script is not honored? What
am I doing wrong?



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