Fwd: Re: [C++-sig] Unable to create bjam

Toon Knapen toon.knapen at si-lab.org
Fri Sep 6 23:09:27 CEST 2002

On Friday 06 September 2002 22:42, chuzo okuda wrote:
> I have been getting pre-build Boost.Jam executables from the web site.
> But I could not build bjam by using make YACC= in
> .../tools/build/jam_src.
> It builds on OSF1 platform works, but not on AIX platform. Any helpful
> suggestion of building bjam on IBM platform is appreciated...
> "make1.c", line 306.17: 1506-046 (S) Syntax error.
> "make1.c", line 306.20: 1506-045 (S) Undeclared identifier using.
> "make1.c", line 506.25: 1506-046 (S) Syntax error.
> "make1.c", line 506.28: 1506-045 (S) Undeclared identifier must.
> "make1.c", line 509.28: 1506-045 (S) Undeclared identifier using.

The problem is that the IBM cc does not understand C++-style comments
(leading //) so I changed to comments to C-style (/* */).

Please do a 'cvs update' and it will compile fine on IBM.


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