[C++-sig] Re: Boost 1.32 and Python 2.4

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Dec 6 16:51:21 CET 2004

Paul F. Kunz wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, 06 Dec 2004 10:12:02 -0500, Nicolas Fleury
>>>>>> <nidoizo at yahoo.com> said:
>> Nicolas Fleury wrote:
>>> Finally, does boost 1.32 supports Python 2.4?
>> So I guess there's no official answer.  If I plan to switch to 1.32
>>  and 2.4, is it recommended to use a more recent version of 
>> Boost.Python?  Is the CVS version suppose to work with 1.32?  Does 
>> it use the relatively "stable" public interface of other Boost 
>> libraries, or does it use some internals that may have changed
>> since 1.32 branching?  Any help on direction to take is very
>> appreciated. Thx and regards, Nicolas
> I switched to boost 1.32.0 and Python 2.4 with no problems.   I 
> least, I think I did, but did not get the warnings about 
> _POSIX_C_SOURCE when I compiled boost.   This makes me think that 
> maybe seting the environment variable PYTHON_VERSION to 2.4 didn't 
> actually work.   I don't know how to verify that boost really did 
> compile with Python 2.4 installed in /usr/local instead of Python 2.2
>  in /usr.

You can always run bjam with -n to see what command lines will be issued 
(and -a to rebuild everything).

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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