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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Easy Build and Install
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-11 02:50:05
Rodolfo Federico Gamarra wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've downloaded boost_1_39_0.tar.gz and proceeded as told in
> When the last step (./bjam install) was finished, I didn't find a
> "lib" directory within my prefix path (as told in that page and by
> ./bootstrap.sh --help). After looking for a while I found the
> libraries in "/lib".
Which suggests you was building as root -- rarely a good idea.
> Taking a look at the bootstrap.sh file I noticed
> # Setup paths
> if test "x$EPREFIX" = x; then
> if test "x$LIBDIR" = x; then
> Note that for building "LIBDIR" "EXPREFIX" is used instead of
> "EPREFIX", the former one does not appear anymore in the file. It
> seems that there was a typo.
> Thanks a lot.
This is already fixed in SVN HEAD>
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