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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-19 04:09:40

On Monday 12 May 2003 21:48, Dick Repasky wrote:
> I'm unable to build boost 1.30.0 libraries for gcc under AIX 5.1, and
> I'd like to know whether anyone knows the way around problems that
> I've encountered.
> 1) If I try to build boost with GNU tools, the build fails when gnu ld
> is run with the command-line parameter --export-all-symbols. The
> version of ld is "GNU ld version", which is not the newest,
> but not that old. Newer versions of GNU ld on my linux boxes (e.g., GNU ld
> version 20030121) also don't support --export-all-symbols.
> 2) If I try with Visual Age C++, the build fails with the error
> ld: 0711-317 ERROR: Undefined symbol: .main
> and ...failed xlc-Link-action
> libs/regex/build/bin/\
> libs/regex/build/bin/\
> libboost_regex_debug.imp...
> ...updated 55 targets...

Sorry my response took some time but we were still setting up our new
IBM (and the old was already gone). I just build bjam on Aix 5.1 without a
problem. How did you build bjam ? By invoking ' vacpp' ?



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