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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] how to build boost using mingw on windows?
From: Ákos Maróy (akos_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-22 11:35:34
On 6/22/2011 2:49 PM, Jim Bell wrote:
> On 6/21/2011 7:09 PM, Ákos Maróy wrote:
>>> It looks like you have a working bjam.exe. That's good.
>>> Use gcc instead of mingw as the toolset.
>> it doesn't seem to work.
>> if I try to compile bjam with the gcc toolset, it just won't:
>> $ ./bootstrap.sh --with-toolset=gcc
> I misread your symptoms. Sorry about that.
> Building a native bjam under mingw, then using it, requires this:
> cd BOOST_ROOT/tools/build/v2/engine/src
> ./build.sh mingw
> cd BOOST_ROOT
> tools/build/v2/engine/src/bin.ntx86/bjam.exe toolset=gcc
indeed, this works, but only after I have deleted the whole directory
structure and exploded the source tarball again
> Though I figured out how to do it, no one else really stands a chance.
> I'll bring it up on the developer's list: either
> needs to show it, or bootstrap needs to change.
I totally agree. is there any way to get this change / piece of
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