[MacPorts] #66006: Boost universal variant broken for GCC

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Mon Oct 17 03:14:17 UTC 2022

#66006: Boost universal variant broken for GCC
  Reporter:  barracuda156  |      Owner:  mascguy
      Type:  defect        |     Status:  assigned
  Priority:  Normal        |  Milestone:
 Component:  ports         |    Version:
Resolution:                |   Keywords:  powerpc, leopard, ppc64
      Port:  boost         |

Comment (by barracuda156):

 Replying to [comment:1 kencu]:
 > boost is it's own very complicated animal.
 > look through the source for "jam" files and look at the Portfile for how
 these are hacked to do MacPorts' bidding.
 > It is frankly very complicated sometimes to make boost obey.
 > Only someone running such a system would have any chance of getting it
 to work, so most others will be unlikely to help.
 > I never tried building it ppc/ppc64.
 > It may only be fixed when newer gcc versions have a newer driverdriver.c
 updated to work like clang works.

 Will you help me to work on `driverdriver.c`? :)

 We know Iain is too busy, so I cannot bother his too much even with GCC-
 related matters.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/66006#comment:2>
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