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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [EXTERNAL] Re: Major engine changes
From: Belcourt, K. Noel (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-05 00:35:57

On Dec 4, 2011, at 12:55 AM, Steven Watanabe wrote:

> 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.

Sorry Steven, I'm not clear how to locate these pointer casts, little

-- Noel

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