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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] I Can't Compile The QuickStart Example
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-04 09:24:19

Fagner Patricio wrote:

> Hello!!
> I'm new in the list, I from Brazil, so, sorry about my english :)
> I have a problem, I am try to compile the QuickStart Python Example on
> ubuntu 8.04 using the 1.34 library version, this is the result:
> fagner_at_fagner-desktop:/usr/share/doc/libboost-doc/examples/libs/python/example/quickstart$
> sudo bjam toolset=gcc --verbose-teste test --debug-configuration
> notice: found boost-build.jam at
> /usr/share/doc/libboost-doc/examples/libs/python/example/quickstart/boost-build.jam
> notice: loading Boost.Build from /usr/share/boost-build
> notice: loading site-config.jam from /etc/site-config.jam
> notice: loading user-config.jam from /usr/share/boost-build/user-config.jam
> notice: using gcc libraries :: <toolset>gcc-4.2 :: /usr/bin /usr/lib
> /usr/lib32 /usr/lib64
> notice: using gcc archiver :: <toolset>gcc-4.2 :: /usr/bin/ar
> warning: toolset gcc initialization: can't find tool windres
> warning: initialized from
> notice: using rc compiler :: <toolset>gcc-4.2 :: /usr/bin/as
> error: Unable to find file or target named
> error: '/boost/python//boost_python'
> error: referred from project at
> error: '.'
> fagner_at_fagner-desktop:/usr/share/doc/libboost-doc/examples/libs/python/example/quickstart$
> What's my mistake?

You are using C++ Boost examples installed from your OS packages. The instructions
for building the quickstart examples assume you have complete C++ Boost source.
Please report a bug to your OS providers about misleading you this way.

- Volodya


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