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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-02 18:39:28

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Witt" <witt_at_[hidden]>

> I thaught about asking for this feature, so as you mention it
> >On Friday 02 November 2001 06:31, you wrote:
> > Actually, the situation is as follows:
> >
> > It always worked just fine for Unix toolsets. It was broken for WIndows
> > toolsets, but I've just fixed it. The library specified with
> > <find-library>xxxx is libxxxx.a on unix, but simply xxxx on windows.
> If we have some kind of smart name deduction, shouldn't it be xxxx.lib
> on windows?

It's hard for me to say just what it should be. Your suggestion is certainly
easy to implement, if the consensus is that it's right. Do you feel strongly
that you have hit on the right approach?


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