Re: [Boost-docs] [1.35.0] Getting Started?

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] [1.35.0] Getting Started?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-31 16:10:56

John Maddock wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> Also make sure that you are using the latest Win32 xsltproc from
>>> rather than the one on the
>>> metacomm site which is out of date now :-(
>> Hum... I was using xsltproc supplied by Cygwin. Is that a problem?
> Very likely yes: a mix of win32 and cygwin path styles. The error message
> you're seeing occurs when xsltproc can't find a specified file, so it's best
> to use all-win32 builds of the tools and stay clear of the cygwin versions,
> even if you use cygwin Bash as a shell (as I do). You'd very likely need to
> use a cygwin build of bjam (and *all the tools*) in order to use cygwin
> xsltproc.

Yep, that's it.

I downloaded iconv, libxml2, libxslt, and zlib, and put their bin
directories ahead of cygwin in my path. Works fine now.

I'm going to try to set up a nightly build and upload so we can start to
evaluate release candidates on an ongoing basis.


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