boost error for linux source - looking in the wrong place?

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Sun Nov 11 18:44:38 UTC 2012

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 4:43 AM, Beeblebrox <zaphod at> wrote:
> Hello and thanks for the input.
> configure --help shows knob for --with-boost-includes= which I try with
> /usr/local/include/boost -> gives me:

Try setting --with-boost-includes=/usr/local/include

> ./configure: CFLAGS+= -I/usr/local/include/boost/ : not found
> ./configure: CXXFLAGS+= -I/usr/local/include/boost/ : not found
> ./configure: CPPFLAGS+= -I/usr/local/include/boost/ : not found
> checking boost/foreach.hpp usability... no
> checking boost/foreach.hpp presence... no
> checking for boost/foreach.hpp... no
> configure: error: "BOOST library is missing"
> checking for mysql headers and libraries...
> CFLAGS="-I/usr/local/include/mysql -pipe -fno-strict-aliasing -g"
> LIBS="-L/usr/local/lib/mysql -lmysqlclient_r  -pthread -lz -lm"
> checking for LIBUUID... yes
> checking for LUA... no
> checking for LUA... configure: error: Package requirements (lua >= 5.1) were
> not met:
> Since ports tree has lang/lua50 (5.0.3), It seems I'll have to build LUA
> from source as well :(
You may have to set the location of the lua include files in the
configure script similar to --with-boost-includes=.


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