[sldev] Compiling source with VC++ 2008 (VC90) Express Edition (Boost Hell)

Brad Kittenbrink (Brad Linden) brad at lindenlab.com
Tue Oct 28 14:59:44 PDT 2008

I will be attempting to solve the "boost hell" issues for the 1.22 
viewer release.

I'll be posting my progress at VWR-9541 


jodiah at my-webhome.com wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have successfully compiled the 1.21.6 source code (1.21-r99587) 
> using Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition and posted a synopsis of the 
> steps I took at:
> https://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/User:Jodiah_Jensen
> for anyone interested.
> Please note that even though this compiled successfully, the code does 
> not run to completion. It appears I am suffering from "Boost Hell" as 
> pointed out on Michelle Zenovka's page 
> https://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/User:Michelle2_Zenovka/cmake#boost_hell.
> If anyone has pointers on how I can get the latest boost libraries to 
> work with the 1.21.6 SL source in VC++2008, please let me know. 
> (latest version of boost I have is 1.36 and I built the program 
> option, regex, and signal libraries, but I am having trouble getting 
> the source to link with my new libraries. Also, trying to use the 1.36 
> headers in the "\linden\libraries\include\boost" path of the source 
> tree, results in hundreds of errors when building.)
> Regards,
> Jodiah
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