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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-25 08:24:06

K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
> Hi Beman,
> A couple of comments on RC2. It builds fine with the darwin toolset
> (gcc 4.0.1) on an Intel core2 running Tiger. All the documentation
> links I checked worked okay. There're a couple of issues building with
> the Intel compilers under Tiger (the intel-darwin toolset).
> (1) The configure script doesn't recognize the intel-darwin toolset.
> I've attached patches to both tools/jam/src/ and
> tools/jam/src/build.jam so the intel-darwin toolset is recognized.

Please go ahead and apply these to both trunk and release.

> With
> these patches, users with intel compilers on the Mac should be able to:
> ./configure --with-toolset=intel-darwin ; make

Is that mentioned in the Getting Started docs? If not please update
those docs.

> (2) Python fails to compile when the intel compilers generate 64 bit
> code, the fix is to build 32 bit if you need python.
> (3) The address-model property in intel-darwin.jam isn't properly
> configured. I've attached a patch to fix
> tools/build/v2/tools/intel-darwin.jam to make this work with
> address-model=32,64.

Please go ahead and apply to both trunk and release.

I'm a bit worried about these patches introducing unexpected glitches.
It would be reassuring if you could retest once they appear in a snapshot.

> (4) The regex library (built shared as a dylib), doesn't link due to,
> apparently, missing symbols in the runtime.
> __ZNSt15basic_streambufIwSt11char_traitsIwEE8overflowEj
> __ZNSt15basic_streambufIwSt11char_traitsIwEE9pbackfailEj
> (5) The filesystem library (built shared) fails to link building 32 bit
> for an internal link error.
> ld: internal error: output_local_symbols() inconsistent local symbol
> count

Aren't those both Apple problems? I'm not sure we can do anything about



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