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Subject: Re: [boost] How to build 32 bits boost library on a 64 bits platform
From: Alexander Arhipenko (arhipjan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-23 04:16:06

On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Qihong Wang <qihongwang_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hello,
> My platform is a 64 bits Linux with gcc. My program needs to link a 32 bits
> library without source code and other
> libraries with source code. I wrote a script to build those libraries with
> source code by
> ./configure --prefix=$install_prefix CFLAGS="-g -O2 -Wall -m32"
> CPPFLAGS=-m32 CXXFLAGS="-g -O2 -m32"
> make install
> Then start to build my executable through Makefile with -m32 flag either.
> The configure and make install work for other libraries but not work for
> boost. The boost libraries were compiled and
> installed but still 64 bits. Linker refused to link it. Is there any simple
> approach to build 32 bits boost on 64 bits Linux?
> Thanks,
> Qihong

Passing 'address-model=32 architecture=x86' arguments to bjam works fine for me.


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