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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Patch for building Boost 1.40 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard
From: Boris Dušek (boris.dusek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-08 08:42:18

Hi Volodya,

2009/11/8 Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]>

> > > Explicitly specifying macosx-version=10.6 should have the desired
> effect.
> > >
> >
> > Looks like it does not ("-arch ppc64" highlighted with asterisks):
> >
> > bjam toolset=darwin threading=multi link=shared runtime-link=shared
> > --with-system architecture=combined address-model=32_64
> macosx-version=10.6
> > macosx-version-min=10.6 stage --stagedir=. variant=release -d+2
> Aha. I've misquoted '.' when splitting version number.

Works now.

> > It seems that for both macosx-version and macosx-version-min, it defaults
> to
> > the OS X version of the build machine. I will try to find more info on
> this.
> > To find out the OS X version at runtime, it's possible to issue this
> > command:
> >
> > $ /usr/bin/sw_vers -productVersion
> > 10.6.1
> I have modified patch to invoke this, and use the result if no version is
> explicitly specified.


Oh, one more thing (and a funny one): errors on issuing an error message:

$ bjam toolset=darwin threading=multi link=shared runtime-link=shared
--with-system architecture=combined address-model=64 stage --stagedir=.
variant=release -d+2 && echo "Report: `lipo -info lib/*`"
/Users/boris/Downloads/boost_1_40_0/tools/build/v2/tools/darwin.jam:321: in
rule errors.user-error unknown in module darwin.

(this is the case when it detected 64-bit PPC compilation targetting 10.6
and wants to issue errors.user-error "64-bit PPC compilation is not
supported when targeting OSX 10.6 or later")

Thanks for tirelessly supporting a platform you can't test on and which I

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