[C++-sig] Compiler error with builtin_converters.hpp

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Dec 16 05:00:07 CET 2002

"William Trenker" <wtrenker at hotmail.com> writes:

> I just did a CVS update and tried to re-build my boost.python branch.
> I get this message from gcc:
> gcc-C++-action
> ../../../libs/python/build/bin/libboost_python.so/gcc/debug/runtime-link-dynamic/shared-linkable-true/list.o
> In file included from
> /root/cvsroot/boost/boost/python/converter/arg_to_python.hpp:22,
>                  from /root/cvsroot/boost/boost/python/call.hpp:14,
>                  from /root/cvsroot/boost/boost/python/object_core.hpp:11,
>                  from /root/cvsroot/boost/boost/python/object.hpp:9,
>                  from /root/cvsroot/boost/boost/python/list.hpp:9,
>                  from ../src/list.cpp:6:
> /root/cvsroot/boost/boost/python/converter/builtin_converters.hpp:13:
> limits: No such file or directory
> I get this same message for a number of other files as well but it's
> all relating to the compiler trying to find an include file call
> "limits".  I don't have a "limits" file on my Linux system but I do
> have "limits.h", and there is also "/usr/include/g++/climits".
> I am doing the usual bjam from the boost/libs/python/build directory
> (with the appropriate Python variables set.)  I've done this procedure
> before without a hitch.

Sorry, I forgot that GCC-2.95.2 doesn't have a <limits> header.  Fixed
in CVS.

                       David Abrahams
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