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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] bootstrap failed using sun studio 11 - Please help
From: Alex Lai (Scotia Capital) (Alex_Lai_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-14 16:50:07

Hi Rene,
        I downloaded boost_1_46_1.tar.bz2 and installation was successful - Thank you for your great support!


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From: boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Rene Rivera
Sent: May 14, 2011 11:43 AM
To: Boost.Build developer's and user's list
Subject: Re: [Boost-build] bootstrap failed using sun studio 11 - Please help

On 5/14/2011 8:06 AM, Alex Lai (Scotia Capital) wrote:
> Thanks for pointing out the fact that boost sources are C code.

Actually, it's only the bjam sources that are C. Not all of Boost ;-)

> I'm
> still not able to build Boost.Jam, even I've set the CC and CXX
> correctly. It complained syntax errors in
> ./tools/build/v2/engine/src/fileunix.c:
> # tail -50 bootstrap.log
> "fileunix.c", line 82: syntax error before or at: ||
> "fileunix.c", line 82: invalid source character: '\'
> Any ideas?

Hm, I think I've seen this sort of problem when the line-endings on the
sources files is wrong for the platform. Did you happen to download the
ZIP of 7z instead of the TAR?

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