Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Patch for building Boost 1.40 on Mac OS X Snow Leopard
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-08 08:55:30
On Sunday 08 November 2009 Boris DuÅ¡ek wrote:
> 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")
Well, at least it produces *some* diagnostics. I've added missing import
and have now checked in in trunk. I'll merge to release branch unless
something breaks. I attach the final patch for convenience.
> Thanks for tirelessly supporting a platform you can't test on and which I
Thanks for testing my random attempts!
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