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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Can't get the bcp tool to work
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-07 04:53:56

Z. S. O. wrote:
>> Unfortunately I tried that previously and it didn't work. Here's my
>> command along with the output:
>> $ ./bcp filesystem /Users/Admin/Desktop
>> --boost=/Users/Admin/Downloads/boost_1_36_0
>> **** exception(205): std::runtime_error: Destination path does not
>> exist:
>> ******** errors detected; see standard output for details ********
>> This is supposed to copy boost.filesystem to my desktop. If I omit
>> everything but the --boost= statement, the same thing happens.

The correct invocation is:

bcp [options] module-list destination-directory

so that should be:

bcp --boost=/Users/Admin/Downloads/boost_1_36_0 filesystem

Having said that, I'll try and make the tool less picky, and improve the
error messages a bit.

HTH, John.

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