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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Building Boost on OSX
From: Bioxydyn Dev (bioxydyn.dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-20 16:30:39

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 8:05 PM, Marshall Clow <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> On Aug 20, 2013, at 10:28 AM, Bioxydyn Dev <bioxydyn.dev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> But I suspect that you _are_ using Apple's linker (ld), and it does not
>> understand -h.
> Why do you suspect that Apple's linker is being invoked?
> Because it doesn't understand -h?
> And why would it not invoke GCC's linker when I've specified the
> toolset=gcc?
> because they're both (helpfully) named "ld" ?
> and because if you just download and build gcc, I believe that you don't
> get a standalone linker.
> [ At least I didn't when building gcc 4.7.2 and 4.8 ]

Please elaborate. Why would it not come with a linker? That doesn't make
any sense? How can I check which one it's using.

I also stumbled across your C++ musings and Xcode stuff. Very helpful. From
what I've managed to ascertain it looks like if I want to develop for OS X
then I should install the latest version of Xcode. Would you agree?


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