The modification file contains source changes for the Boost 1.34.1 libraries so they will work with XL C/C++ V10.1
About this modification file
This modification file is provided as a convenience to IBM XL C/C++ V10.1 customers who want to use the Boost 1.34.1 libraries in their application development. Use it to modify the Boost 1.34.1 libraries so they will work with the XL C/C++ compiler. The modification file does not extend or otherwise provide additional functionality to the Boost libraries.
IBM does not warrant or offer formal support for this modification file.
Installing the modification file
To build and use the Boost 1.34.1 libraries with the XL C/C++ compiler, you must first make a number of changes to the Boost source code. These source code changes are contained in a modification file that you can download and then apply using the patch utility provided by the operating system. The modification file provided for download on this page has been tested only with Boost release 1.34.1.
To use the modification file, you must perform the following steps:
|1.||Download Boost 1.34.1 from http://www.boost.org/|
|2.||Extract the files from the package. Files will be created in the relative directory boost_1_34_1/.|
|3.||Download boost_modfile.txt from the link provided further down in this page.|
|4.||Run the command patch -p0 < boost_modfile.txt from the directory level immediately above boost_1_34_1/. This will apply the necessary changes to the Boost source code.|
Download packages and information
|boost_modfile.txt||11 Jul 2008||1483||FTP|
|License Information||23 Jul 2007||545529||FTP|
|International License Agreement||23 Jul 2007||1488456||FTP|
|Boost V1.34.1 - Regression Test Results with XL C/C++ for AIX V10.1 - AIX V5.3||11 Jul 2008||-||HTTP|
|Boost V1.34.1 - Regression Test Results with XL C/C++ for AIX V10.1 - AIX V6.1||11 Jul 2008||-||HTTP|
|Boost V1.34.1 - Regression Test Results with XL C/C++ for Linux V10.1 - RHEL5||12 Sep 2008||-||HTTP|
|Boost V1.34.1 - Regression Test Results with XL C/C++ for Linux V10.1 - SLES10||12 Sep 2008||-||HTTP|
XL C/C++ for AIX, V10.1 has been tested with Python Version 2.4.4.
XL C/C++ for Linux, V10.1 (RHEL5) has been tested with Python V2.4.3.
XL C/C++ for Linux, V10.1 (SLES10) has been tested with Python V2.4.2.
Earlier versions, such as Python Version 2.3, will not work.
If you intend to run the built-in test harness, you should add the following environment variable setting at the top of boost_1_34_0/tools/regression/run_tests.sh
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Original Publication Date
12 September 2008
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