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Subject: Re: [boost] problem with building Boost version 1_34_1
From: Gilles J. Seguin (segg2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-28 15:17:27

On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 17:57 +0000, Oliver Kullmann wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some "legacy code" to compile, using Boost version 1_34_1.
> The compiler is gcc 4.1.2 (new versions of Boost don't work anymore,
> and neither newer versions of gcc).
> It used to go through, but now on 64-bit platforms I get the following
> build error:
> In file included from ./boost/spirit/attribute/closure.hpp:24,
> from ./boost/wave/grammars/cpp_expression_grammar.hpp:16,
> from libs/wave/src/instantiate_cpp_exprgrammar.cpp:21:
> ./boost/spirit/phoenix/operators.hpp:355: error: ‘INT_MAX’ was not declared in this scope
> Now looking into the code that' correct (INT_MAX seems not be declared somewhere).
> (BTW, there are many other errors like that; that's just the first one.)
> So, apparently, somehow INT_MAX used to "slip in" by some uncontrolled inclusion, and
> now this is no longer the case. But what I don't understand: I always compiled
> it with the same local installation of gcc (4.1.2)?

i would give -v -v option to gcc compile line to learn about the how gcc
resolve the include file fix for /usr/include/limits.h, it should looks
in(in my case) /usr/lib/gcc/i386-redhat-linux/4.3.2/include for limits.h

notice the 4.3.2 in the path, you should have a 4.1.2

> So I guess it is due to a newer version of glibc now installed?
> So I need to install first an old version of glibc (which?), then make gcc
> aware of it (?), and then build boost?
> I would be glad for some help (hints)!

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