From: Maarten Verhage (m_r_verhage_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-07-30 14:00:17
Dear Boost.Build experts,
I do have Boost 1.69 and was able to build boost from the sources with
Mingw-w64 gcc 8.1 on Windows 7. That was for boost itself, but now I need to
build the tests for the Boost library Spirit (the parser). I cannot get this
to work. To be more precise it's the Github develop version of that library.
My Boost.Build version is 2018.02-git.
According to Boost.Build documentation paragraph 3.3 Configuration, the
option "b2 --debug-configuration" gives info how my boost.build is
In the folder <boost-build>\example\hello the output of
"b2 --debug-configuration" looks fine. So boost build seems to be setup
But when I run from the folder <boost-spirit-develop>\test
"b2 --debug-configuration" the output contains:
error: Could not find parent for project at '.'.
So in the folder <boost-spirit-develop>\test I rename Jamfile to
Jamroot.jam. Now with "b2 --debug-configuration" I get: output.txt
(attachtment of this email)
Also when I try to build the tests I get the same error messages, strarting
config.jam: No such file or directory
How do I solve this?
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