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Subject: [Boost-cmake] Configuration for sonames for the boost dynamic libraries on Unix
From: Denis ARNAUD (denis.arnaud_boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-28 14:43:48


from what I understand by reading that
thread<>(title: "
*Re: [Boost-build] Help deciphering gcc.jam,
*", in April 2004 <>) on
the Boost Developer mailing list archive, Boost libraries have sonames for
dynamic libraries on Unix, but those sonames do not follow (widely accepted)
naming conventions. For instance, the version number is not part of the

Would it be possible to have the option, with CMake build, to use a more
conventional soname, so that Linux distribution packagers (Debianers and
RPM-based packagers such as me, for instance) be happy (i.e., have less
extra code to write)?



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