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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Build fails with Borland/CodeGear 2007
From: Hendrik Fuß (fuss_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-04 04:19:06

Nicola Musatti wrote:
> Hendrik Fuß wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> I'd greatly appreciate some help with bjam and Borland 2007 under
>> Windows XP. I've downloaded boost_1_36_0 and the precompiled version
>> of bjam for NT/x86. Running
>> ./bjam.exe --toolset=borland
>> out of the box produces a few error messages, which prevent some
>> libraries to be built. The error messages are mostly about wave and
>> spirit, but also the math library doesn't build for lack of "long
>> double" support, and there seem to be more problems in other libraries.
>> Any ideas? I've attached the output of a subsequent bjam run in cast
>> it is helpful.
> I suggest you try out Boost 1.37, which has just been released and
> contains many more Borland specific fixes than 1.36 . That said, as
> you've already been told, C++ Builder is still way behind g++ and VC++
> in terms of standard compliance and Boost support. Many libraries just
> don't work, while others work only partially.
Thanks for the advice, Nicola. While spirit and wave still don't build,
it seems Boost.Math and a few others which previously failed, build
correctly. Actually, for the moment I don't care about spirit and wave,
so I'm okay. Will test the libraries in the next couple of days.


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