Partial success Re: [C++-sig] boost.python on OS X 10.3 (Panther)

Rene Rivera grafik.list at
Tue Nov 4 18:59:20 CET 2003

[2003-11-04] Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:

>--- Harri Hakula <hhakula at> wrote:
>> Adding -bind_at_load to darwin-Link-DyLib-action did the trick to me.
>> All tests run -- one failure, ie exactly what Sean Spicer reported 
>> earlier.
>YES! That's it! It also works under 10.2.8. Congratulations to everybody
>contributed to this *full* success!

Hooray :-)

>The "one failure" is due to a generic bug in the regression test. I've just
>checked in the trivial fix.
>Finally the FAQ regarding OS 10 will be very simple (phew):
>Q: Does Boost.Python work under OS 10?
>A: It is known to work under 10.2.8 and 10.3 using Apple's gcc 3.3
>gcc (GCC) 3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1493)
>Under 10.2.8 get the August 2003 gcc update (free at
> Under 10.3 get the Xcode Tools v1.0 (also
>Any corrections or suggestions?
>Rene, do you want to add the -bind_at_load to the darwin toolset?

Yes, and no. I don't think it's a generic toolset problem. Instead I would
add it to python.jam when it builds boost_python dylib. Does that make

And one question, is this success with the latest changes I did to the

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