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From: Deane Yang (deane_yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-11 11:52:36

Jared W. Robinson wrote:
> It looks like I'm not the only one that has wanted jam.h updated to
> define the OSPLAT. OSPLAT, in my opinion, should always be defined --
> for "sparc", "x86" and now "x86_64". Wouldn't it make sense to define
> this in the Boost CVS sources rather than have several people maintain
> their own patches?

Yes, I support this request.

> Who will make this change? Rene?
> Thank you,
> Jared Robinson
> On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 03:14:02PM -0500, Deane Yang wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 01 November 2006 18:52, Deane Yang wrote:
>>>> I recently compiled bjam and installed Boost Build v2 on an AMD Athlon
>>>> machine running Linux with gcc 4.0. The variable OSPLAT does not seem to
>>>> work on this platform. Is there a simple way to fix this?
>>> Hi Deane,
>>> I'm afraid I don't know what's that variable, and how that's set. I think your
>>> best guess would be to grep jam sources for it and see why it's not defined
>>> on your platform.
>> It's set using the macro OSPLAT in boost/tools/jam/src/jam.h. I added it
>> to jam.h and recompiled. I'm fine now. Thanks for the response.
>> Deane
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