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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] boost error
From: Krzysztof Czainski (1czajnik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-13 19:54:27

2012/3/14 Pervez, Salman <Salman.Pervez_at_[hidden]>

> Hi everyone, I am trying to do a source build for qpid 0.14. I am
> running into a boost dependency error which I am unable to solve. Here is
> the error...****
> ** **
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_program_options****
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status****
> make[2]: *** [] Error 1****
> ** **
> I also built boost from source so its no surprise that it cannot find the
> required file in /usr/bin/ld. Perhaps there is a way to tell it where to
> find boost? I passed the location of my boost build to the configure script
> through a CPPFLAG which helps it find the hpp files but perhaps not this
> one.
 I'm guessing here: try adding -L/path/to/the/boost/libs to LDFLAGS.

An aside note: I thought compiler flags go into CXXFLAGS instead of
CPPFLAGS, because CPP usually stands for the preprocessor in makefiles,
while CXX stands for the c++ compiler.


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