gnucash-on-windows master: Build Boost for C++

John Ralls jralls at
Mon Jun 16 10:08:49 EDT 2014

On 16 Jun 2014, at 06:14, Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at> wrote:

> John,
> Great to see you make some progress on the boost introduction.
> Two minor remarks with this patch:
> I notice you have disabled the installation of html help workshop again. I know the installation 
> script fails for anything more recent than Windows XP, but was it your intention to push this 
> change also upstream ?

Darn. No, sorry, I didn't mean to push that. I'll fix it shortly.

> Then I also see you add --with-boost=xyz to gnucash' configure call in I don't 
> remember you adding this to master already. So unless I missed something the current 
> windows build script will fail until you merge your boost branch into master. No big deal, just a 
> heads up in case others run into this.

Which I'm going to do today unless somebody responds to my post from yesterday.

John Ralls

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