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Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] [1.50.0] Beta 1 release candidates available for testing
From: Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-05 11:22:25

On Jun 2, 2012, at 7:42 PM, Niklas Angare wrote:

> The beta 1 RC doesn't build on QNX 6.5.0. fails to build jam0 because execunix.c uses the pselect() function which isn't available on QNX.
> Replacing the files from tools/build/v2/engine with the latest ones from trunk (78800) fixes it. The attached patch also appears to work but I haven't tested it thoroughly. Most of the libraries build after either of the fixes.
> The notes for changeset 78800 ( mention breaking other Unix testers as well so I would guess the RC doesn't build on those platforms either.


I'd like permission to merge a fix from trunk to release. It's fairly important as it fixes a bjam problem for Debian, QNX and FreeBSD OS that I'd broken a couple of months ago. Both Niklas and Steve Robbins have confirmed that QNX and Debian, respectively, now work as expected. This patch has cycled several days in trunk with no unexpected behavior.

-- Noel

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