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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-08 11:06:16

Caleb Epstein wrote:

> On Nov 8, 2007 2:39 AM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Mark Wilson wrote:
>> > Arrgh.
>> >
>> > Has anyone gotten Boost stuff to compile under CC on a Sparc system?
>> Yes, see:
>> and note that workaround mentioned there are not longer necessary.
>> Speaking about versions mentioned in the subject of your email --
>> I actually don't know for sure, but I think sun 5.8 is being regularly
>> tested on Boost, with good results.
> I think "good results" would be a massive overstatement for the Sun
> C++ 5.8compiler results.
> See the "Sandia-sun" columns on
> Many, many libraries are listed as "broken".

Oh well, I actually get impression, from watching commit logs,
some some sun failures are marked expected with no explanation whatsoever,
which suggests little research, and that maybe there's easy workaround
that will work.

But anyway, at least Boost.Build works there.

- Volodya

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