Subject: Re: [boost] Library names in system layout on linux
From: Phil Endecott (spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-10 04:29:08
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Phil Endecott wrote:
>> At present, I'm shipping a Makefile that looks for libboost_thread-mt.
>> This seems to keep most but not all people happy. I have the
>> impression that the majority of distributions are shipping libraries
>> with -mt suffixes but without the -gcc stuff, while a few are also
>> stripping the -mt. I encourage you to converge towards the current
>> majority position.
> How can we reliably figure what is "majority"?
Hmm, well I've just checked a Fedora 7 box and it seems to *not* have
the -mt suffix. So it's not as clear-cut as I thought. And presumably
those Fedora users have been able to edit my Makefile without much help
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