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

Sean Spicer saspicer at mac.com
Tue Oct 28 23:12:52 CET 2003

Hi Everyone,

I've just managed to get boost.python built on Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) 
using the default Xcode tools that shipped with with the OS.  To do so 
however, I've had to do a nasty hack, and I'm wondering if someone can 
point me to a better way of doing things.

Namely, the hack involves modifying the (CVS head) 
<boostroot>/tools/build/darwin-tools.jam file so that lines 160 & 172 

-framework Python

instead of


This was the only thing that allowed me to avoid the following link 
line when compiling:


which does not exist.

I tried the command line option to bjam, e.g....

bjam "-sTOOLS=darwin <framework>Python"

to no avail.  Anyone have any hints as to how to avoid this nastiness ?



Sean A. Spicer

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