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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] acc and address-model
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-31 14:57:36

On Tuesday 31 March 2009 22:37:57 Jim Gallagher wrote:
> Hi,
> I was surprised to find that the acc toolset in boost-build does not support
> 64 bit builds.

Hi Jim,

it's not very surprising -- I don't think any Boost.Build developer
uses acc daily, or even have access to it, so the only fixes that get
added are those where a user told what to do.

> I found an earlier posting about this, but it seems the
> original poster did not pursue the issue:
> Anyway, basic 64 bit support was easily added with the following lines in
> acc.jam:
> flags acc CFLAGS <address-model>64 : +DD64 ;
> flags acc LINKFLAGS <address-model>64 : +DD64 ;

It is now done in SVN HEAD. Thanks!

While I was adding this I've noticed commented-out line to add -Z option
when building shared libraries. Do you happen to know if that option
is needed or desirable?

- Volodya

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