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From: Jonathan Biggar (jon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-04 12:23:52

Beman Dawes wrote:
> >> Let us know if you are interested in testing Boost with your platform
> >> on a regular basis to make the next releases more IBM-friendly.
> >
> >I'd love to, but in the development environment I've got, compiling
> >boost 1.32 for S390 takes about 24 hours!
> Could you comment on that, please? Is the machine and/or compiler slow?
> Are Boost libraries doing something that causes particularly slow compiles?

We don't have a S390 machine in house, so our builds are done using
hercules, which is a S390 emulator. We also do cross-compiling, but
getting Redhat rpmbuild to use a cross-compiler is a chore we haven't
found worth doing so far.

Jon Biggar

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