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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Help building 64-bit boost libs on Mac OS X!
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-10 12:35:30

On Friday 10 October 2008 20:01:39 fischerandom wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to build boost 1.36 under Mac OS X 10.5, using the GNU g++ compiler
> (4.01).
> I am not using Xcode for this, but Xcode 3.0 is also installed on the
> system.
> I have already built boost 1.36 like this on my Mac:
> # ./configure
> --with-libraries=date_time,filesystem,iostreams,program_options,serialization,system,thread
> # make install
> ./tools/jam/src/bin.macosxx86/bjam --user-config=user-config.jam
> --prefix=/usr/local --exec-prefix=/usr/local --libdir=/usr/local/lib
> --includedir=/usr/local/include --with-date_time --with-filesystem
> --with-iostreams --with-program_options --with-serialization --with-system
> --with-thread install

You need to pass

        architecture=x86 address-model=64

in addition to the above to bjam, or you may pass

        architecture=combined address-model=64

to build a fat 64 bit binary. I think OSX supports fat 32-and-64 binaries,
but Boost.Build does not support those.


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