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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-13 12:28:12

On Friday 13 June 2008 17:08:33 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?

You did not say what, if any, is in your user-config.jam. Make sure it contains
something like this:

        using gcc : : : <linker-type>sun ;

BTW, anybody objects if I make this the default on Solaris?

- Volodya

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