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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] problems building
From: Ben Pope (benpope81_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-04 00:33:40

On Sunday, January 04, 2015 01:19 PM, Nathan Ridge wrote:
>> However, I have another:
>> gcc.compile.c++ bin.v2/libs/filesystem/build/gcc-4.9.0/release/threading-multi/operations.o
>> In file included from ./boost/smart_ptr/shared_ptr.hpp:27:0,
>> from ./boost/shared_ptr.hpp:17,
>> from ./boost/filesystem/path.hpp:29,
>> from ./boost/filesystem/operations.hpp:25,
>> from libs/filesystem/src/operations.cpp:44:
>> ./boost/throw_exception.hpp:29:57: fatal error: boost/exception/detail/attribute_noreturn.hpp: No such file or directory
>> #include <boost/exception/detail/attribute_noreturn.hpp>
>> ^
>> compilation terminated.
> Looks like boost/throw_exception.hpp was stuck being an old version of the header, instead of being a symlink to libs/throw_exception/include/boost/throw_exception.hpp.

Yeah, I was just writing a reply to that effect.

> Manually removing boost/throw_exception.hpp and re-running './b2 headers' fixed this problem, but then I had a similar problem with boost/ref.hpp, which also wasn't a symlink.
> In the end, I deleted my entire 'boost' directory and re-ran './b2 headers', and then got a clean build.
> Is it expected that I have to delete my 'boost' directory after updating?

Who knows? The test-release script seems to do every step at least
twice, often more, so that's not a great model.

I'm not convinced anybody definitively knows the canonical form of
update and build any more.


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