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From: Craig Rodrigues (rodrigc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-27 10:08:52

On Fri, May 27, 2005 at 10:53:01AM +0100, Pedro Ferreira wrote:
> Hi all,
> is there a reason why the suffix for static libs is '.lib' (in
> v2/tools/types/lib.jam)?
> I tried using -lXXX with libXXX.lib and gcc won't find it. It does find
> libXXX.a, though.

That's wrong. That slipped in went in there when Vladimir committed
a fix to make .dylib the extension for shared libraries on Mac.

It should be: .dylib for shared libraries, .a for static libraries.

Craig Rodrigues 

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