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Subject: Re: [boost] Please advise: Boost with LLVM Clang and 0x11 dialect ?
From: John M. Dlugosz (mpbecey7gu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-24 11:57:31

On 3/21/2012 1:46 PM, Steve Ramsey wrote:
> It's not an automatic process, but once the initial effort is spent, it works beautifully. I should point out that I use both C++11 and libc++, and I ended up making a number of changes to boost build files to get various features working. The biggest problem is the lack of support in tools/build/v2/tools/clang-darwin.jam for specifying the SDK/platform for cross-compiling. My solution since boost 1.47 has been to replace it with a modified copy of tools/build/v2/tools/darwin.jam; if I thought this was going to be an issue for anywhere near as long as it has, I would've sent in a patch half a year ago (aside: do any of the maintainers actually use boost on OS X?). An additional complication is that as of Xcode 4.3, variant toolchains are stored in a different location and use a slightly di
> fferent directory structure; a nice solution would be to support a build feature to indicate this and respond accordingly; I just hardcode for Xcode 4.3+.
> I'm happy to send you diffs off-list if you're interested, but it's frankenhacks all the way down until I get around to making a clean patch file for clang-darwin.jam.
> Steve

Many thanks for your reply and help, and for your efforts to getting this integrated
cleanly into future distributions.


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