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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-16 10:16:57

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> banibrata dutta wrote:
>> is it possible to build Jam and Boost on Solaris.
>> going thru the Boost.Jam documentation, for
>> building Jam from scratch, i figured that the latest
>> Jam tarball, doesn't seem to have a Makefile.
>> in that case how do i build Jam, and how do i
>> build Boost?
> Hi,
> I believe that the "index.html" file in Boost.Jam directory says how to
> build jam. You should run "./" on Unix variants, including Solaris.

But don't expect many of the libraries to build successfully. The
SunPro compiler's template machinery is so broken that very few parts
of Boost actually work there.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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