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zrsmithson / mngw-w64_boost.MD
Last active Mar 26, 2019
Installing boost on Windows using MinGW-w64 (gcc 64-bit)
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Installing boost on Windows using MinGW-w64 (gcc 64-bit)

Introduction

Boost is easy when you are using headers or pre-compiled binaries for visual studio, but it can be a pain to compile from source on windows, especially when you want the 64-bit version of MinGW to use gcc/g++. This installation process should be thorough enough to simply copy and paste commands, but robust enough to install everything you need.

Note: if you need to install any of the libraries that need dependencies, see this great answer from stack overflow

Get files needed for install

Get the MinGW installer mingw-w64-install.exe from Sourceforge
Get the boost_1_68_0.zip source from Sourceforge
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