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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost on Sun CC without STLPort
From: Dean Michael Berris (mikhailberis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-07 20:47:33


On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 2:54 AM, <pfee_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> Here's an OpenSolaris proposal to change this (not sure of the status of
> Solaris 11).  The RogueWave STL has become the Apache STDCXX project,
> http://stdcxx.apache.org/.  If that becomes the new STL on Solaris, then
> Boost may be usable with the default compiler and STL configuration.
>
> http://arc.opensolaris.org/caselog/PSARC/2008/549/proposal.txt
>

Interesting, thanks Paul.

> However Boost + SunStudio/libCstd is likely to be non-starter as Boost
> requires a high level of standards compliance.  Even Boost +
> SunStudio/STLport didn't work for quite some time.  Here's a blog I used to
> follow as SunStudio/STLport approached usability with Boost.  The first
> version that worked out of the box was 1.34.1.
>
> http://blogs.sun.com/sga/category/Boost
>

Right, the question now is whether the later versions of Boost will
actually start building with newer compilers and the default libCstd
(which may have improved). Has anybody tried with Solaris 11 or even
Solaris 10?

> Thanks,

Thank you too Paul, definitely appreciated.

-- 
Dean Michael Berris
deanberris.com

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