# Boost Users :

Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Build boost on msvc7.1 without native wchar_t
Date: 2009-05-14 12:50:26

matthias_0 wrote:

>
> Hi!
>
> I try to compile boost using bjam and toolset=msvc-7.1. To comply with the
> rest of our libraries I need boost to build without the native wchar_t type.
>
> So far none of the solutions I have found seem to work
> ("snative-wchar_t=off", "-sBUILD=<native-wchar_t>off")
>
> In boost\tools\v2\tools\msvc.jam I found a line that adds /Zc:wchar_t to the
> CFLAGS. Removing that entry didn't help either.

I imagine because native wchar_t is now the default -- you would have to replace
that option with the one that explicitly calls for non-native wchar_t.

- Volodya