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From: Markus Schöpflin (markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-13 10:58:31

Brett Carr wrote:

> Please be gentle, I'm not a developer and have very little knowledge of
> boost, I'm having trouble compiling some boost libraries on a Solaris 10
> sparc machine currrently.
> I am running the command
> tools/jam/src/bin.solaris/bjam --toolset=gcc stage -d2 -j32
> address-model=64 architecture=sparc instruction-set=v9 --with-filesystem
> --with-regex --layout=system --prefix=${PREFIX}
> and I am getting an error:
> /usr/ccs/bin/ld: illegal option -- start-group
> /usr/ccs/bin/ld: illegal option -- end-group
> Is this enogh information for anybody to assist me in what is going wrong?

Which version of boost? Which version of gcc?

Have a look at for
the currently tested configurations. Gcc on Sun should work in principle,

> Help much appreciated.
> Brett


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