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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-22 11:11:37

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wednesday 22 February 2006 17:16, David Zweigenhaft wrote:
>> We would like start using the Boost libraries in our project (especially
>> the graph library).
>> We use the following configuratio: Solaris (SunOS 5.9 sun4u sparc SUNW,
>> Sun-Fire-V890), using Sun C++ 5.5.
> When was this compiler released? I believe that even the latest version from
> Sun has problems with Boost. The previous versions are almost hopeless.
>> The build process create only 6 libraries and a "...skipping XXX
>> targets" messages apears.
>> The questions are:
>> 0: If someone know that Solaris/sunpro porting is impossible or
>> very difficault, pls let me know ASAP !!!
> It is very difficult, I believe, because that compiler is buggy and Boost, and
> in particular the graph library, is very template intensive.

The latest sunpro is apparently very good.
However, our test results for SunPro are still pretty poor:

Steve, Doug, do you know what's up here?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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