[C++-sig] Newbie trouble with Boost.Python tutorial on Ubuntu
s0094060 at sms.ed.ac.uk
Mon Jan 8 16:03:21 CET 2007
This is my problem, the Ubuntu package doesn't seem to come with any
I did copy over /usr/share/doc/boost-build/example/boost-build.jam which
contains the line `boost-build ../kernel ;` but I don't know what I should
change that to. Can you post your boost-build.jam?
On Sat, Jan 06, 2007 at 01:52:33PM -0700, Maximilian Wilson wrote:
> On 1/5/07, Sean Hammond <s0094060 at sms.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Following the tutorial, I created a Boost folder on my desktop. I copied
> > hello.cpp, Jamfile, and Jamrules from here:
> > s0094060 at marley-20:~/Desktop/Boost$ bjam -sTOOLS=gcc
> > Failed to find the project root for directory '.'.
> > Did not find a project-root.jam file there or in any of its parent directories.
> > Please consult the documentation at 'http://www.boost.org'.
> I'm not familiar with Ubuntu, but bjam relies on a file called
> boost-build.jam to point it to the .jam files on your system for gcc,
> etc. It searches in the current directory and on up. When I did the
> tutorial a couple of weeks ago, I just copied
> $BOOST/libs/python/example/boost-build.jam and (because I was on
> MinGW) altered it to point to "boost-build
> -Max Wilson
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