Re: Ask for help. Boost Thread Problem with VS 2005

"P.J. Plauger" <>
Thu, 13 Jul 2006 07:56:11 -0400
"Tom Widmer [VC++ MVP]" <> wrote in message

Lighter wrote:

Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:

Lighter wrote:

#include <boost/thread/thread.hpp>
#include <iostream>


The compiler reports an
error message "Threading support unavaliable: it has been explicitly
disabled with BOOST_DISABLE_THREADS", What's the cause?

Try linking to a multithreaded runtime.


Yes, I did. But the error remains.

What version of boost are you using? IIRC, only the latest version
(1.33.1) supports VS2005. With that and the CRT set to multithreaded DLL,
your example is fine, so you might have a corrupt installation or
incorrect configuration of either VC or Boost.

Did your bjam build of the threads library work without errors? Did you
try building and running the tests? Have you tried asking in the boost

And if all else fails, you can license our Compleat Libraries. They
include Boost threads and work with all versions of VC++ out of the box.

P.J. Plauger
Dinkumware, Ltd.

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