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From: Heinquoi (heinquoi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-13 09:48:33


>Chris Brewer ecrit:
> Hello, all-

Hello,
 
> I recently attempted to build and install boost 1.31.0 using msys (i.e.,
> mingw).
> I enter the boost directory and start bjam with:
>
> bjam -sTOOL=mingw install

with absence of parameter, bjam compiles with VC7. and if you read
<http://www.boost.org/more/getting_started.html>, chapter 5 you notice that
the parameter TOOL take a S at end. And if you make a mistake, It's as if
you do not put parameter.

> ...and then I see bjam invoking vc7 instead of gcc. For example:
>
> "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003\VC7\bin\cl" ...
> followed by many, many errors, as VC7 is not installed on my system.

With no parameter or bad parameter, bjam compiles with VC7

> I don't understand why bjam thinks it should be using VC7.
> Can anyone offer any advice or a workaround?
>

Heinquoi


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