Boost logo

Boost :

From: Markus Schöpflin (markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-04 04:42:38

David Abrahams wrote:


> COMSOFT (whoever you are):

That's me.

> I have no clue about the linker failures
> for GCC. They appear to be saying that the file it's trying to creat
> can't be found. Is it possible to build shared libs on this compiler
> at all?

I have no idea about the failures here, but I will have a look at this.
Shared libs work in principal for gcc, and boost.python worked on gcc/v1.

> The HP compiler failures all appear to be due to an inability
> to handle its own standard library. Do you get _anything_ to compile
> with that compiler? Hmm, apparently you do. I'm at a loss. Maybe
> Python is causing a redefinition of fpos_t? Are we somehow running
> into this problem?

No, it's a problem discussed before, and my last conclusion was that
basically boost.python is unusable for this compiler version.

See this long thread for explanation:
and especially


Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at