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From: James Dennett (jdennett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-15 00:34:57

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Glenn Schrader wrote:
>> I had a problem compiling boost on a sparc solaris 2.8 platform. After a
>> bit of digging the change below (notice the end of the #if). The code in
>> the #else calls strerror_r but solaris doesn't have it.
> Hum... See
> It looks like Solaris 10 at least does have strerror_r.

A quick check on some development machines suggests that Solaris 9 does
not. In areas in which I've worked, most systems have not upgraded to
Solaris 10.

> Are you really using 2.8? How old is that?

I can't speak for Glenn, but many places are using 2.8 or earlier
versions; Sun tends to provide support for quite some time.

-- James

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