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Subject: [Boost-build] Multiple boost versions in the same application
From: Michele Cabano (michele.cabano_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-05 13:39:23

Dear all,
At first let me excuse myself if a discussion already exists about same topic: I was not able to search the archives ( ) found on boost community page ( ).

My current problem can be described as follows:
• Main executable is A
• A use B and C libraries
• B library is a COTS software based on boost 1.46.1 • C library is self-maintained and it is based on boost 1.59.0

I would like to build a specific Boost version (and use it in library C) having:
• A different namespace (myBoost::foo instead of boost::foo) • Different macros (MY_BOOST_FOO instead of BOOST_FOO) • Different include directories (<myBoost/bar.hpp> instead of <boost/bar.hpp>)

I tried the following build procedure on win7-64 msvc10 platform, but I was not able to reach my goal on macros and include directories.

cd boost_1_59_0
mkdir namespaceCustomization
call bootstrap.bat
.\b2 tools/bcp
.\dist\bin\bcp --namespace=myBoost "" namespaceCustomization Copy b2.exe namespaceCustomization cd namespaceCustomization mkdir package call boostrap.bat
.\b2 --prefix=package --toolset=msvc-10.0 address-model=64 --build-type=complete install

Did I miss something?

Thanks in advance for any help


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