[graph-tool] boost

Tiago de Paula Peixoto tiago at skewed.de
Sat May 14 09:39:09 CEST 2011

Hi Janna,

On 05/14/2011 01:12 AM, Janna wrote:
> Hi,
> I got boost going and I pointed graph-tool to it but it still can't find it.
> I'm using the EPD python distribution and it installs in a non-standard
> location- this is what I put in
> sudo ./configure
> --with-boost=/Library/Frameworks/EPD64.framework/Versions/7.0/lib/boost
> LDFLAGS="-L/Library/Frameworks/EPD64.framework/Versions/7.0/lib
> -L/Library/Frameworks/EPD64.framework/Versions/7.0/lib/boost/libs"
> It finds python but it still spits this out:
> checking for boostlib >= 1.38.0... configure: error: We could not detect the
> boost libraries (version 1.38 or higher). If you have a staged boost library
> (still not installed) please specify $BOOST_ROOT in your environment and do
> not give a PATH to --with-boost option.  If you are sure you have boost
> installed, then check your version number looking in
> <boost/version.hpp>. See http://randspringer.de/boost for more
> documentation.

You have to pass configure the path it wants, which depends on how boost
was installed. I'm unfamiliar with how EDP installs boost, but you
should take a look at config.log, and see why the tests are
failing. From this it is usually possible to understand which path you
should be passing.


Tiago de Paula Peixoto <tiago at skewed.de>

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