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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-08 02:41:16

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From: <jk_at_[hidden]>
Newsgroups: local.boost
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2001 12:36 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Build system/GCC questions

> 5 Jun 2001 16:01:49 +0400 David Abrahams ÎÁÐÉÓÁÌ:
> >Is it acceptable for boost to build everything with -fPIC on platforms
> >it matters? (BTW, we are not supporting old broken compilers like
> I'd say it is not acceptable. I don't want to pay for what I don't use,
> for unnecessary PIC CPU instructions.

I agree.

> >design of the build system, and whether shared and static libraries must
> >considered distinct top-level targets,
> Yes, why not?

Some people want to think of them as a single target... but I think I have
worked out an approach, which I will outline in an upcoming message. Stay


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