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From: Dick Repasky (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-19 16:32:24


Thanks for replying. I've compiled boost-jam with both "./
vacpp" and "./ gcc", and the build of boost fails either way.



In article <200305191109.40610.toon.knapen_at_[hidden]>, Toon Knapen wrote:
> 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' ?
> toon
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Dick Repasky
Bioinformatics Support
UITS Cubicle 101.08
Indiana University



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