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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-24 17:27:47

on Wed Oct 24 2007, "Caleb Epstein" <> wrote:

> On 10/24/07, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Can anyone confirm that's what I'm seeing? Caleb, could you try to
> manually issue the 2nd link command, first replacing
> -Wl,-Bstatic -lrt -ldl
> with
> -Wl,-Bdynamic -lrt -ldl
> Can anyone explain why BB would be doing these two things differently?
> The -Bstatic is indeed the problem. If I change the command to use -Bdynamic as you suggest,
> the command succeeds.
> As I've noted at least once before on this topic, Solaris doesn't provide static versions of
> system libraries, like the C runtime, pthreads, and librt as well. It actually appears that not
> a single archive (.a) library is available under /usr/lib on this
> machine.

Thanks; can you try the enclosed patch to libs/python/test/Jamfile.v2,
which I *don't* expect to fix anything?

It will help me eliminate a possibility.


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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