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getting c++ libraries using the intel compiler

I have downloaded the trial version of intel C++ compiler (11.1.065)
I have extraced the boost files to the folder "C:\\boost_1_37_0\\boost_1_37_0"
I have invoked bjam using the foll command
bjam --Build-dir=C:\\boost_1_37_0\\boost_1_37_0\\intel" --toolset=intel --build-type=complete stage
I see the foll error

WARNING: No python installation configured and autoconfiguration

failed. See

for configuration instructions or pass --without-python to

suppress this message and silently skip all Boost.Python targets

warning: No toolsets are configured.

warning: Configuring default toolset "msvc".

warning: If the default is wrong, your build may not work correctly.

warning: Use the "toolset=xxxxx" option to override our guess.

warning: For more configuration options, please consult


warning: Graph library does not contain optional GraphML reader.

note: to enable GraphML support, set EXPAT_INCLUDE and EXPAT_LIBPATH to the

note: directories containing the Expat headers and libraries, respectively.

warning: skipping optional Message Passing Interface (MPI) library.

note: to enable MPI support, add "using mpi ;" to user-config.jam.

note: to suppress this message, pass "--without-mpi" to bjam.

note: otherwise, you can safely ignore this message.

Skipping build of: libs/python/build/boost_python no in common properties

Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support disabled.

Note: Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information

Note: this is a strictly optional feature.

Skipping build of: libs/python/build/boost_python no in common properties



...found 4071 targets...

I am able to build in VisualStudio.
How do I generate the boos libraries for the Intel Compiler ?

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I'll take care about your request, but give me some time to investigate.
Hubert Haberstock
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I ran a boost build test (however with newest boost _1_43_0), but didn't find such failures. The crucial part on your side, I believe, is that --toolset=intel fails.

There is a knowledge base article at which may help. This articel describes boost with using Intel Parallel Studio, but the procedure is the same for the classic Intel C++ Compiler 11.1.

I ran into another issue that was very related to this forum thread at

You may also search for other occurrences of boost forum threads to get some help.



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