Boost Problem! Boost.Build not found

Rob Wolfe rw at smsnet.pl
Mon Apr 16 14:28:36 CEST 2007


Soren wrote:

> > Try to create boost-build.jam file like this:
> >
> > # boost-build.jam
> > boost-build C:\boost\boost_1_33_1\tools\build\v1 ;
>
>
> Hi Rob, Thanks for the answer!
>
> It did solve the error.. but produced a new one:
>
> C:\boost\boost_1_33_1\libs\python\example\tutorial>bjam -sTOOLS=vc-8_0
> Unable to load Boost.Build: could not find build system.
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> C:\boost\boost_1_33_1\libs\python\example\boost-build.jam attempted to
> load the
> build system by invoking
>
>    'boost-build C:/boost/boost_1_33_1/tools/build/v1 ;'
>
> but we were unable to find "bootstrap.jam" in the specified directory
> or in BOOST_BUILD_PATH (searching C:\boost\boost_1_33_1, C:/boost/
> boost_1_33_1/t
> ools/build/v1).

There is something wrong with your boost installation.
Do you have subdirectory tools/build/v1 in your installation?

>
> What is bootstrap.jam? .. Haven't seen that one in the short
> tutorial...

It is essential for boost build system that the file bootstrap.jam
could be found.

--
HTH,
Rob




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