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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [Boost-users] Using boost on darwin with a newer version of the gcc compiler
From: Juergen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-26 05:35:22

Hi Nigel !

Well, replying to unrelated mails is the wrong way to go...

On Thursday 26 February 2009, Dyer, Nigel wrote:
> I have just installed the current version of the gcc compiler on an
> Apple XServe/darwin platform, and then recompiled boost using the new
> gcc.

This would be which gcc ? gcc -v might help...
And Boost version, too ;-))

> I have found that it is still necessary to use the 'using darwin'
> option. However, the new gcc does not support the -no-cpp-precomp
> option and I had to modify line 332 of darwin.jam before it could
> compile.

Please post a diff next time.

> It looks as if this is only needed for old Apple compilers, and may
> well be removed from the new Apple compiler
> Perhaps darwin.jam could be changed to make its use conditional on
> the release of the compiler?

Of course, but please post a _new_ mail to the Boost.Build mailing list
next time.
And, as always: patches are appreciated...



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