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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-18 05:33:42

> Now to the real problem. I'm simply trying to utilize the boost libraries
> (filesystem in particular) in my program. I'm just trying to even run the
> example programs. I'm using Visual C++ 6.0 sp5.
> I figured out how to compile it by including the directory where boost is.
> the example program compiles perfectly fine. Then the shit hits the fan,
> reference to any boost object gets an unresolved external error. I have no
> why this is happening, and the most frustrating part is I cannot find
> information anywhere on the internet on how to make it work. I find lots
> references telling me how great it is, but I cannot use it!

The filesystem lib has source code associated with it in libs/filesystem/src
which has to be built to a static lib first, and then linked to your
application. You can either use the bjam tool to build the library (consult
the Boost documentation for that), or you can do it yourself from your IDE.


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