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From: Christopher Cambly (ccambly_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-12 17:54:05

boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden] wrote on 10/11/2007 11:26:00 AM:

> Thanks for the reply. I hope my information will be helpful.
> "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > Marty Fried wrote:
> >>
> >> When I try to build the libraries using the vacpp and install option,
> >> get
> >> a segmentation fault within about 1 minute. I got this both when I
> >> the defaults (gcc was picked), and when I reinstalled and used vacpp.
> >
> > Segmentation fault of what? bjam, or compiler, or something else?
> >
> I'm not really sure - do you know how I can tell? All I see externally
> (-----console output-----)
> # ./tools/jam/src/bin.aixppc/bjam --toolset=vacpp install
> Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support disabled.
> Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information
> (don't panic: this is a strictly optional feature).
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

What version of xlC are you using? Seems to be in V6-V8 range from the
filesystem error message that you posted. xlCentry is a component of the

There are some issues with bjam's heap usage on AIX. If the core is a
result of the heap issues, export LDR_CNTRL=MAXDATA=0x80000000 will give
bjam access to more heap.

Chris Cambly
XL Compiler Development

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