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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-29 05:56:49

> I have tried compiled boost::thread for windows using visual c++ from the
> visual studio .net 2003 suite. It compiles fine and I can compile things
> with the created libraries. However, when I move my program and the
> boost::thread dll:s from windows 2000 to another machine running windows
> the program just prints out a blank line and exits without any other
> message.
> Attached is a program I have used to test out that it is this that is
> What have I done wrong? Is it impossible to compile the boost libraries on
> windows 2000 and then expect the created dll:s to work on windows XP? If
> this is the case, where can I get hold of the boost::thread libraries for
> vc71 compiled specifically for windows XP? If not, what could be wrong?

It certainly should work, I built Boost.Thread on WinXP home, using
Boost-1.31.0, and then built your test program with :

cl -GX -I../../release/boost /O2 /MD *.cpp

And everything ran OK for me here.


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