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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Works fine on Windows, but boost 1.4.4 has lots of build failures on Linux, help needed urgently
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-11 03:59:01

On Wednesday, November 10, 2010 23:18:17 Ling Wang wrote:
> I am building boost 1.4.4 on a SUSE Linux ( #1 SMP
> PREEMPT 2010-03-16 21:25:39 +0100 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux).
> I did ./ and followed by ./bjam
> I got only about 23 *.so files generated under stage/lib folder, much much
> less than the ones I got under Windows. I got tons of build errors and here
> is the last 2 lines of build message:
> ...failed updating 60 targets...
> ...skipped 12 targets...
> attached is the build log. Can anyone please offer any help?

You appear to have compile errors with iostreams and python libraries, all
caused by not having necessary headers. Please install headers to libz,
libbz2 and python.

> We are moving
> into Linux grid computing nodes and it is a shock to find out there are so
> many problems on Linux while it has been working fine on Windows.

Presumably, because on Windows those libraries are just not built by default.

Vladimir Prus

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