[C++-sig] Re: Problems building boost.python (Spawn: permission denied)

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Jul 9 14:32:51 CEST 2004

Matthias Mimler <mimler at usf.uni-kassel.de> writes:

> Hi everybody,
> I am new to boost.python and currently working throught the
> tutorial. However, when building the tutorial example (Using boost.jam
> with MS VC6.0), the build process is soon terminated with the message:
> spawn: permission denied
> Here is how I start the build:
> set PYTHON_ROOT=c:\Python23
> bjam "-sTOOLS=msvc"
> and here is what I get:
> ...patience...
> ...found 1977 targets...
> ...updating 41 targets...
> MkDir1 ..\..\..\..\bin
> spawn: Permission denied
> Can anybody help me?

Are you using a regular windows command shell?  If not, please do.  If
you are, please invoke bjam this way:

  bjam -d+2 -d+4 "-sTOOLS=msvc"

and post the output.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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