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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Boost Unit Testing Macros on Visual Studio 2005/Visual C++ 8.0
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-09 17:40:55


Andrew J. Leer wrote:
> I received another reply on this, but it still doesn't completely fix the error
> I didn't know this but you have to have #include "stdafx.h" as the
> first line in the file.
> Now I'm getting another error however...
> 1>Linking...
> 1>LINK : fatal error LNK1104: cannot open file
> 'libboost_unit_test_framework-vc80-mt-gd-1_40.lib'
> I really don't understand the error however because I have the
> aforementioned file in my C:\Program Files (x86)\boost\boost_1_40\lib
> directory (unless this warrants including it in the build somehow
> (...I have a java background...I'm a bit new to professional C++ that
> uses libraries...)

You need to add the directory to your linker path.
(Tools->Options->Projects and Solutions->VC++ directories)

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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