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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] A problem while building 1.38.0 for msvc
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-12 12:59:50


Younie, Bradford wrote:
> I downloaded the 1.38 build zip file and unzipped it. I then downloaded
> the latest bjam and unzipped that. I then used bjam to build boost, as
> follows:
> bjam --build-dir=c:\users\myuser\boost-build --toolset=msvc stage
> It all built successfully, but when I referenced
> libboost-thread-vc90-mt-gd-1_38_0.lib, I got a linker error where it is
> looking for libboost-regex-vc80-mt-gd-1_38_0.lib.
> The problem is that it is requiring the vc80 lib, but bjam only built
> vc90 libraries.

Use toolset=msvc-8.0 to build the libraries for Visual Studio 2005

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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