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Subject: Re: [boost] ppc64 and OSX Snow Leopard
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-08 08:56:53

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> Folks,
> it was reported that in Snow Leopard, Apple has removed support for
> ppc64, and folks trying to use that receive fairly obscure errors.
> Some of Boost users were already confused by this. Now, this is
> of course more like Apple's problem, but here's a patch, against
> current trunk, to do a nice diagnostic of this in Boost.Build.
> The intention is that if you try to build just ppc64, or a two-way
> fat binary including ppc64 you get an error message, and if you
> try tobuild 4-way fat binary, ppc64 is skipped and you get 3-way
> binary.
> Can some of OSX users apply this patch to trunk and give it a try?
> If it works, I would like to merge to release branch.

Boris Dušek helped me with this, and I've checked in the below to
the trunk. I'll merge this to release after tests cycle.

- Volodya

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