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Subject: Re: [boost] [clang] Windows toolset support?
From: Joshua Boyce (raptorfactor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-06 14:39:40

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 6:12 AM, Joshua Boyce

> On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 2:32 AM, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>> For me Boost_root is boost-trunk
>> and I'm using the same Ruben's downloads I believe so I've
>> set MINGW32_CLANG=c:/mingw32-dw2
>> (And this download works OK with NetBeans - for hello world programs
>> (I'll try building boost.test
>> on that IDE next).
>> I've clear out my user-config.jam for clang and tried to use your
>> command line thus
>> b2 -q -j %NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS% toolset=clang cxxflags=-std=c++11
>> address-model=32 architecture=x86
>> --stagedir=stage/clang-x86 link=static runtime-link=static
>> threading=multi debug-symbols=on
>> define=WINVER=_WIN32_WINNT_WIN7 define=_WIN32_WINNT=_WIN32_WINNT_WIN7
>> stage --with-test >
>> build_dll_libs_trunk_test_JB_%date%_%tim%.log 2>&1
>> which looks the same to me as yours, but trying to compile Boost.test
>> (which I presume you also did)
>> I get
>> compile.c++.without-pth
>> bin.v2\libs\test\build\clang-linux-3.1\debug\address-model-32\architecture-x86\link-static\runtime-l
>> ink-static\threading-multi\cpp_main.obj
>> In file included from libs\test\src\cpp_main.cpp:16:
>> In file included from .\boost/test/impl/cpp_main.ipp:20:
>> In file included from .\boost/test/execution_monitor.hpp:81:
>> In file included from .\boost/detail/fenv.hpp:69:
>> c:/mingw32-dw2/bin\..\lib\clang\3.1/../../../include/c++/4.6.3\fenv.h:57:11:
>> error: no member named
>> 'fenv_t' in the global namespace
>> using ::fenv_t;
>> ~~^
>> c:/mingw32-dw2/bin\..\lib\clang\3.1/../../../include/c++/4.6.3\fenv.h:58:11:
>> error: no member named
>> 'fexcept_t' in the global namespace
>> using ::fexcept_t;
>> ~~^
>> It was to overcome this that I added other options (and then I get
>> problems finding cstddef. But
>> I'm puzzled how your system works without - and how you don't seem to
>> need to define tool clang?
>> Thanks for your help so far - I'm sure it will be *really* useful to get
>> many people able to use
>> this compiler.
>> But any other suggestions?
>> Thanks
>> Paul
>> Unsubscribe & other changes:
> Hi,
> It's great to finally see more interest for getting Clang on Windows
> working with Boost.
> As for your specific issues, I'm not quite sure what could be causing
> that... I have been successfully compiling and using Boost.Test for my
> project's testing.
> I know that recently there have been some big changes on trunk to
> Boost.Test which have caused crashes under Clang on some platforms (which
> included Windows when I tested it), so yesterday (or the day before, I
> forget) I switched to the release branch temporarily (I couldn't be
> bothered finding the offending commit at the time as I was busy fixing
> something else) and had no issues compiling there... Perhaps you could try
> the release branch and see if you're having the same issues? If so, your
> issues may be caused by the recent unstable Boost.Test change(s)...
> If that's not it though, please let me know and I'll set up a VM with a
> clean environment and try compiling under that to make sure there's nothing
> I've forgotten about (as I probably have!), then I'll post a full list of
> steps and scripts I used so others can reproduce my results. It will take
> me a few days to do this though as I am going away today and won't have
> access to my machine for 2 days.
> Thanks, and good luck!

As a quick test, I just updated my checkout of /trunk to the latest
revision and compiled with clang.

This is what I got (only the normal failures I outlined originally, and
none of the ones you are experiencing):

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