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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Major engine changes
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-04 02:55:35


On 12/03/2011 03:55 PM, Belcourt, K. Noel wrote:
> The issue is the optimizer, guess it can't handle your recent changes.
> bjam on SunOS is fine if built with gcc or built with Sun's compiler and
> lower optimization. Fails if either -xO4 or -fast is used. Building
> bjam with Sun compiler at -xO3 fixes the problem. I'll try to look at
> the AIX issues tomorrow.
> I'll checkin in a patch to build.jam to eliminate -fast and replace -xO4
> with -xO3.

I suppose that's okay for now in the interest
of getting the trunk regressions running again,
but I'd much prefer to fix the real problem, which
is that I was being sloppy with pointer casts,
rather than just masking it by reducing optimization.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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