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From: Marty Fried (public.forums_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-12 14:52:26

Back on Fri, 12 Oct 2007 08:28:56 -1000, in,David
Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>on Fri Oct 12 2007, Marty Fried <> wrote:

>>>> I built bjam with no problems, both with gcc (by mistake), then xlC. I was
>>>> told gcc did not work and I should use xlC.

>>>That surprises me. Who told you that?

>> Hi - Sorry, I was too vague (due to my lack of full understanding of the
>> problem. I'm just coming up to speed on existing code using 1_33_1.
>> The problem with gcc on aix is not anything to do with Boost; evidently,
>> there are problems building our application on aix using gcc, which is not
>> the native compiler for aix.

>Still, you should have no trouble using a bjam built with gcc on AIX,
>no matter what toolset you intend to use for your application.

Yes, I agree. In retrospect, my comment wasn't really needed, except
perhaps to point out that I was able to build bjam in both environments, but
still had the core dump trying to build the libraries.

I still don't know why that happens. I have no problems creating
directories or copying files to the target location.

-- Marty Fried
Left Coast, USA

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